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The Taboo Subject: Infant Mortality and Disability

November 23, 2017

If you are pregnant with triplets, you probably are already aware that your pregnancy is considered “high risk”. Even though it has decreased significantly in recent years, the rates of infant mortality and disability are considerably higher for triplets and higher order pregnancies. Premature birth and low birth weights are the major factors contributing to […]

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Caring for Newborn Triplets

November 23, 2017

As intimidating as caring for three newborn babies at once may be, feel confident in the fact that many mothers have done it and it is possible. In the early days, the hospital staff and your pediatrician will assist you in getting you and your babies on a schedule. They can instruct you as needed […]

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Navigating Separate Discharge With Triplets

November 23, 2017

The reality of having triplets in the NICU is that they may recover and develop at different rates. This means that you may not be able to take all of your babies home at one time, and some babies may have to stay for weeks or even months. This can be a difficult and trying […]

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Anticipating Your Delivery And Recovery Time With Triplets

November 22, 2017

If you are pregnant with triplets, you may be wondering what delivery and recovery is going to look and feel like for you and your babies. Even after you do a lot of research and ask questions at your appointments, it may still seem like a big mystery, shrouded in anecdotes from well meaning friends […]

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Birth Story: Delivering Triplets

June 21, 2015

When I found out that I was expecting triplets, I had no idea what I would experience when it came time for the birth. Would it be scary? Would I feel pain? Would my babies need to spend extra time in the hospital? If you are pregnant with triplets, or even just curious about the […]

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