Michigan Family Welcomes Quintuplets

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  1. BetteDavisEyes

    BetteDavisEyes All the boys think she's a spy...

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    Michigan family welcomes quintuplets

    2 girls, 3 boys born at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital on Thursday

    Author: Halston Herrera, Senior News Editor for ClickOnDetroit.com, hherrera@wdiv.com

    Published On: Sep 06 2013 01:11:36 PM EDT Updated On: Sep 06 2013 01:16:27 PM EDT

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -
    A Michigan couple has welcomed five bundles of joy -- all at once!

    Jessica Hicks, 28, and her husband, Robert Hicks, 31, became parents Thursday to three boys and two girls: Nicole, Carol, Emmett, Parker and Ryker.

    The quintuplets were also the first to be born at C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s hospitals...


    September 6, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    Fenton couple's quintuplets are first for U-M hospital

    Holly Fournier /The Detroit News

    Ann Arbor — Five healthy babies were born Thursday at the University of Michigan Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, in the facility’s first-ever quintuplet birth.

    The babies, born to Jessica Hicks, 28, and husband Robert Hicks, 31, arrived via C-section between 10:30 a.m. and 10:41 a.m., according to a release posted to the University of Michigan Health System’s website.

    Parker Michael, Carol Marie, Emmett Ryan, Nicole Lynn and Ryker James weighed between 3 pounds 7 ounces and 4 pounds 6 ounces at birth. The three boys and two girls were delivered at 32½ weeks of gestation...

    From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130906/METRO06/309060103#ixzz2e9MauMD4
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  3. meanmaryjean

    meanmaryjean Verified RN (Pediatrics Specialty)

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    It is astounding that she carried them to 32 weeks. Amazing.

    Back in my NICU days, I was able to help care for - what was then- the only surviving sextuplets in the world- the Dilleys. It was joyous chaos as I was pregnant with my son then. They just turned 20!
  4. fhc

    fhc New Member

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    Going home to a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home. Wow, where will they put everything? The video said they already have 5 cribs & carseats. The babies' older brother is really going to be amazed. They were blessed.
  5. otto

    otto Verified Expert

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    Is this another one of those IVF mis-steps, or is this natural quintuplets, like the Dionne sisters?

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