Tuesday, January 24, 2012

365 Days of Twinipedia - Day 37

Day Thirty-Seven of Twinipedia: 

Fact #37
The first set of  "Test Tube" (aka IVF) twins born in the world were Stephen and Amanda Mays.  They were born in Australia June 5, 1981and were the 7th and 8th IVF babies born in the world and the first set of IVF twins born in the world. (no picture available)

Heather and Todd Tilton
Now the first set of "test tube" twins born via IVF in the USA were Heather and Todd Tilton.  They were born in New York in 1983 and were conceived via IVF in Virginia

The source of these really interesting facts were found at Facts about Twins- An An Encyclopedia of Birth Records
This is a fun and interesting source and we recommend you check it out. 

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