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27 Jan 2009 09:07


Offbeat, U.S.: How the doctor handled birthing eight kids

  • My eyes got to be the size of saucers. We just went on and delivered the babies.
  • Dr. Karen Maples • who helped deliver the octet, on her reaction to the last birth • source

27 Jan 2009 09:03


Offbeat, U.S.: Mom gives birth to an octet of little ones – really fast

  • eight the number of kids the Bellflower, Calif. mother had – just the second octet in medical history
  • five minutes, the amount of time it took for the mother to give birth to the children (mostly by c-section) source