Friday, August 27, 2010
St. Louis Couple Welcomes Quintuplets
Apparently 5 is the new 2 because for the third time this month a U.S. couple has welcomed a set of quintuplets!
After a long struggle with infertility, Beth and Jim Glass of south St. Louis are now the parents of five tiny babies.
As with most couples who have had mega-multiples, The Glass' were shocked to find out that 5 embryos had taken. At six weeks, doctors said they thought she was pregnant with twins, but when they listened again at seven weeks heard not two - but five.
Beth was put on bedrest in early June to ensure a successful pregnancy and was induced today after getting to 33 weeks.
According to the hospital, the babies and mom are doing well.
In Birth order, here are their weights:
posted by Growing Your Baby at 8/27/2010 11:40:00 pm