Twin moms sharing about their lives as twins, their lives as twin moms who are raising 5 tots of their own, and sharing all things twin-ish!
Cathy is a Mom of 3 girls. An M.ED turned Researcher @Brown University. Teacher. Syracuse Graduate. Avid Skier. Reader. Sailor.
Becca is a SAHM with 2 girls. Lives in Europe. Certified Midwife. Avid traveler. Loves learning new languages & speaks 3.
We know that the birth of multiples is on the rise in the world. We also know that more woman are successfully carrying more than just 2 or 3 babies, alive and well, to the end of their pregnancy. Women these days, with all the different medical interventions and multi-birth options, successfully give birth to as many as 8 babies at a time. This births are still very rare occurrence but they are happening. So if you're wondering what you should call a particular number of babies, here is a handy chart with those names:
one baby - singleton
two babies - twins
three babies - triplets
four babies - quadruplets or quads
five babies - quintuplets or quints
six babies - sextuplets
seven babies - septuplets
eight babies - octuplets
Thanks to our Source About.com for the help with all the particular number-names.