Multiples

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  1. Hoss

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    Recently my daughter gave birth, she had triplets, 2 boys and a daughter. This led me to wonder if multiples like this are becoming more frequent, is their maybe an enviromental thing happening? I ask because there were 2 other couples that had multiples as well that day in that same hospital and neither my family or W.'s family has a history of multiples (not even twins).
    All three kids are healthy and fine, as is my daughter (the new dad is stiill a wreck:biggrin1:).

    Are you seeing more multiples?

    Are their multiples in your family?
     
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    I only have one friend who is having multiples and they're fraternal twins as a result of fertility treatments. None of my other friends have multiples.

    I can't imagine having three babies at once! Wow! I'm glad that they're doing well.
     
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    The only recently born multiples I know of are all fraternals and all result from IVF.

    The 2 primary (elementary) schools in this area I know anything about have just over 100 pupils each - each school has one set of identical twins and no fraternal twins. That's about the same as the elementary school I went to. Can't say I've observed more multiples here, or elsewhere, than I remember seeing when I was a kid.

    Congrats on the grandkids, by the way :smile:
     
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