Having twins, triplets or even quadruplets is exciting – and rare. When a couple discovers they are expecting more than one baby, there is a lot of uncertainty between the excitement and the joy. But what happens when you discover that you will be bringing seven babies into the world? It may sound unimaginable, but that’s exactly what happened to this young couple. Although they only had tried to have one more baby in addition to their daughter, they ended up having the surprise of their lives! How the septuplets survived their vulnerable first months of life is remarkable. This set of seven was the first to survive birth. It is rare for multiple births to end successfully, or for all babies to grow up to be healthy young adults. Perhaps that’s why this story is so incredible. Continue reading on the next page.