What Happens To The Body With Multiples

Having multiples?

What happens inside your body when you have multiples? A lot of expansion and stretching and change!

Many people became super curious about this after hearing of Nadya Suleman, a mother of octuplets. I mean, how can one woman carry eight babies? The below animation shows us what happened inside Nadya’s amazing body:

Inside Your Body With Multiples

  • The uterus grows a lot larger than in a single baby pregnancy.
  • Mom’s abdominal organs are compressed.
  • The extreme stress on Mom’s body can put mother and baby at risk.

Look at that belly!

Octomom became famous for being a mom of many multiples.

8 facts about ‘Octomom’ Nadya Suleman, USA Today ,

It may look painful, but Nadya gave birth to eight premature but otherwise healthy children on January 26, 2009. Her body handled eight babies perfectly!

Whether you’re having multiples or not, I think we can all agree having a single baby is a miracle. Having multiples only expands that miracle.

Your body is a miracle, too. It was made ready to grow a baby and give birth. If Nadya can give birth to eight healthy children, you can give birth to a healthy child, too!

Also, check out How Twins Are Formed (And More Multiples) 


Freelance Blogger at ImmenselySocial.com
Lori Hil is a freelance blogger and content curator with an AAS in Early Childhood Education. She now gets to combine her love of writing and teaching through the written word. You can find her all around the web, but especially enjoying the freelance life at ImmenselySocial.com

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