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Twins (INACTIVE)

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  • Rare twins make their first visit to pediatrician

    Rare twins make their first visit to pediatrician
    An appointment with a pediatrician Thursday was a "big relief" to Katie Bauer, whose seven-month pregnancy with rare "momo" twins was at first confusing and then exhausting. "It's all behind them, these guys are doing just fine," Dr. Joseph A. Garcia...
  • Chris Hemsworth's wife reveals twins' names (Hint: Not Thor, Loki)

    Chris Hemsworth's wife reveals twins' names (Hint: Not Thor, Loki)
    Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky welcomed their twin babies last Tuesday, and on Monday the comely couple revealed the names of their wee ones. The Aussie "Thor" star, 30, and his wife, 37, a Spanish actress, shared the boys' monikers -- Tristan and...
  • Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone

    Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone
    Donni Alvarenga, Orlando Age: 37 Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Initial weight: 221 Current weight: 164 Pounds lost: 57 For Donni Alvarenga, losing more than 50 pounds was all about saving face. "I am driven by accountability," said the 37-year-...
  • IVF births at record high: 61,740 babies conceived in a dish

    IVF births at record high: 61,740 babies conceived in a dish
    More than 1.5% of babies born in the U.S. in 2012 were conceived in a laboratory dish thanks to in vitro fertilization — an all-time high, according to a report released Monday by the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology. The 379...
  • Does dad's diet determine a baby's genetic fate?

    Does dad's diet determine a baby's genetic fate?
    Men may want to double down on a healthy diet and clean living in the months before procreation, according to a study that suggests a father’s vitamin B9 deficiency may contribute to birth defects in offspring. The findings, published online...
  • Gwen Stefani confirms third pregnancy with #itsaboy photo

    Gwen Stefani confirms third pregnancy with #itsaboy photo
    It's going to be a boy for Gwen Stefani, the singer has confirmed, and it's about time! The No Doubt singer announced Friday on Instagram that she and husband Gavin Rossdale would be welcoming a third little guy into their ultra-hip fold, and in doing...
  • Singletons are on the rise thanks to changes in IVF practices

    Singletons are on the rise thanks to changes in IVF practices
    Triplets are out, singletons are in and twins are holding steady. So says a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine that examined birth trends in the United States from1971 to 2011. The authors of the report, from the Centers for Disease...
  • Sperm donation gains visibility through pop culture

    Sperm donation gains visibility through pop culture
    Dan Schau was on the hunt for a second job when he came across an advertisement for sperm donations in a Seattle newspaper last year. The ad said men who qualified could receive free health coverage—and cash—for donating sperm at a local...
  • Flintridge Prep's brother-sister combo look to out duel competition, each other

    Flintridge Prep's brother-sister combo look to out duel competition, each other
    Even from the earliest stages, timing was an important factor for the brother-and-sister cross-country duo of Flintridge Prep seniors Sarah and Alan Yoho. Separated by mere minutes at birth, the fraternal twins are close, yet diverse and competitive....
  • Father, Donor: MTV’s Generation Cryo spotlights test-tube sibs

     
    MYV's Generation Cryo premieres Monday, Nov. 25 at 10/9CT. Seventeen-year-old Breeanna Speicher has more than a dozen siblings, all sired by a single man. The list is growing. Until recently, she had never met any of them. Like her brothers and sisters,...
  • Surrogate To Twins Proud Of 'Gift' She Can Give

    Surrogate To Twins Proud Of 'Gift' She Can Give
    She held a tape recording to her stomach so the twin boys she was carrying could get used to the sounds of their mom and dad's voices. "I think I was about 9 and someone said, "What are you going to be when you grow up?' And I said, 'I'm going to have...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...