Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

In recent years, against the backdrop of the spread of IVF multiple pregnancies occur more often than in the past (when it was still the exception rather than the rule). However, cases have been registered in the amazing history of multiple "baby boom" in some families, and we will tell about them.

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

Chetvernyashki Smith - 1750

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

Today the chance of quadruplets is 1 in 800,000, and chetvernyashki Smith were born long before the hormone treatment and IVF - in 1750. Smith family lived in a small Irish village and engaged in farming. What was surprising to Mrs. Smith, when her pregnancy ended with the birth of four healthy boys already! Unfortunately, their fate is unknown - because the infant mortality rate at that time was extremely high. This event - one of the earliest documented cases of this kind.

Famous pyaternyashki Dion

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

Canadian pyaternyashki Dion were the first identical pyaternyashkami, survived infancy. During pregnancy, their mother thought that bears twins, but the May 28, 1934 it became clear that it is slightly wrong. Parents - Elzir and Oliva Dion - were absolutely not ready to bear such a burden, because they have other than newborns, three houses on the benches sat still. Here the state stepped in and took custody of pyaternyashkami Dion, since the case became known worldwide and these girls were regarded as a national treasure.

hospital and a kindergarten next to a farm Dion were built. This "hospital" was something of a zoo or show "behind the glass", but instead of animals there were sisters Dion. Visitors to the pavilion through a special one-way screens watched as the girls learn, play and walk. The area was fenced with barbed wire, and worked there for a staff - the staff, the nurses, the guards ... This place called Kvintvil (something like Pyaternyaburg) and it is a lot of years (as long as the sisters grew up and sent all to hell ) was more popular than the Niagara Falls! Currently, two of the five sisters Dion is still in good health. They prefer a solitary life, away from the public. In 1998, Dion twins received compensation of $ 4 million for the fact that in his childhood state cynically used them for profit.

Shesternyashki - Star reality show

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

May 10, 2004 American Kate Gosselin gave birth to three boys and three girls on the age of almost 30 weeks. In addition to this she has already had one pregnancy that ended in childbirth twin girls. Total: eight children, twins and shesternyashki. Kate was being treated for infertility, which resulted in the end here in this impressive result. A few years Gosselin family participated in a reality show on television, which was called "Jon and Kate Plus 8". In 2009, her parents divorced. The court awarded the home and the mother full custody of the children.

the world's only surviving semernyashki

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

November 19, 1997 at the family Makkohyu Iowa semernyashki born. Plus they already had one daughter. The kids were born 9 weeks early, and two had cerebral palsy. When doctors learned that the woman is pregnant seven children, they began to try to persuade her to do selective reduction - in this case, the chances of survival for the remaining would be significantly increased. But Mrs. Makkohyu even consider the idea refused. As a result, all the children survived, all went to college, and one of his sons went into the army.

"Oktomama" Nadya Suleman and her vosmernyashki

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

Nadya Suleman has become an international sensation in 2009, she gave birth eight twins. The media dubbed her "Oktomamoy" and this way it is exploited for a long time, since he brought her the money. Dancing with a pole in a strip club, was shot in porn ... well, that just did not do Oktomama to feed their children - and they have it together with senior fourteen! Vosmernyashki born as a result of the error-Reproduction physician who introduced to Nadia as many as 12 embryos (so to speak, just to be sure). I wanted something she had just one. In general, the doctor then deprived of the license. Nadia - a single mother, the father on the horizon is not available, so that with all she has to handle itself.

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

She is now tied with porn, he got a job as a nurse and is doing everything possible to ensure that her children were happy.

Devyaternyashki

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

Births nine twins are extremely rare. The first known case - born to Geraldine Brodrick in 1971 in Sydney (Australia), five girls and four boys. Unfortunately, none of them survived. In March 1999, Zurin Mat Saad from Malaysia had five boys and four girls, but none of the infants did not live longer than six hours after birth.

Fifteen triplets

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

The Italian Maddalena Granata was born in 1832. She married only 28 years, which at that time was already very late. But, despite this, to 47 years in Maddalena, a total of 52 children were born! And 49 of them were boys, and 15 times she gave birth to triplets. Wow!

Russian peasants were champions in fertility

Amazing cases of multiple pregnancies

In the first place in all such lists are always Russian peasant Fyodor Vasilyev family and Jacob Kirillov.

Two wives of Jacob Kirillov, a peasant from the village Vvedenskoe, which in 1775 knocked 60 years, had a total of 72 children - 57 from the first and 15 from the second. The first woman giving birth to 21 times and it was 4 quadruplets, 7 triplets and 10 twin pairs. His contemporary Fyodor Vasilyev, a peasant from Shuya Vladimir County, lived from 1707 to 1782. He also had two wives. The first gave birth four times - chetvernyashek, sevenfold - triplets and 16 times - twins. Altogether it was 27 births for 40 years (from 1725 to 1765.). 69 children per woman - in this very hard to believe, but true. After the death of the first wife of Fyodor Vasilyev he remarried and his new wife gave birth to triplets, 2 and 6 pairs of twins! That is a total of 18 children of 8 genera. Total Fyodor Vasilyev were 87 children from only two women - try to smash this record!