Mother Gives Birth To Twins

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Any parent knows how emotional, stressful, and joyous the birth of their children can be.  For Nicola and Todd Bailey of Sheffield, England, who were expecting twin girls, they were over moon excited about welcoming two new additions to their family.  The couple already had a son, Lucas, and couldn’t wait to give him two little sisters. However, the twins came sooner than Nicola expected and at just thirty three weeks she was rushed to the hospital in labor.  She ended up giving birth to the girls who she named Harper and Quinn, and immediately after doctors told the couple that the babies had been born healthy.  Relieved, they set their focus on recovery and making plans for bringing them home.

When doctors suddenly returned to their room about a half an hour later, they looked serious and what they told the new parents didn’t immediately make sense.  The doctor said to them “I’m so sorry” and went on to explain that the baby born first, Harper, had Down Syndrome.  

Down Syndrome is a genetic condition caused by a chromosomal disorder which results in developmental issues, intellectual disability, and physical changes in appearance.  It’s generally viewed in a negative light by both doctors and the public, which has led to people who have it being stigmatized and looked at differently. While it has become more accepted in the past few years as people are educated and learn more about it, it’s nonetheless still viewed as abnormal…

Regardless of the diagnosis, the Bailey’s were simply in love and grateful for their two newborn daughters.  They also had more serious health issues to deal with. In addition to Down Syndrome, Harper was also born with two small holes in her heart.  One thankfully closed all on its own, but the second one required surgery. 

Once they were out of the woods and finally able to bring their twins home, Nicola and Todd thought back about how the doctors had broken the news to them in such a negative, apologetic way.  It made them realize how people automatically felt bad about Harper’s condition, which they thought should not be the case.

Oftentimes, when people first met Harper they seemed to always say “I’m sorry” about her having Down Syndrome, but Nicola and Todd thought she was no different than their other two children and shouldn’t be defined by having it.

Wanting to change the perception of families with Down Syndrome children, Nicola decided to publicly share her life raising her babies.  That way she could fight back against the misconceptions and false information people had towards it.

She set up a blog and social media accounts to help get her message out that having a Down Syndrome child is nothing to be ashamed of or viewed negatively.  Instead, people should accept that others are sometimes born different and that’s okay. Harper is just as happy, loving, and unique as any other child and a Down Syndrome diagnosis is nothing anyone, especially doctors, should be apologizing about.

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Check out this Awesome Vinegar Shower Head Cleaning Life Hack everyone should know:

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Vinegar is arguably one of the most useful substances on the planet, at least when it comes to making life in your home easier, less expensive and safer! Why use nasty chemicals that cost an arm and a leg when you can use something that has been proven by time and countless mothers and grandmothers? I personally use vinegar for more things than I can count, and I have known about the wonderful liquid since before I can remember because my mom used it for literally everything. We are going to thoroughly run through some of the best little known vinegar life hacks that will make your life so much easier.

Is your drain clogged? Try pouring baking soda, followed by vinegar, down the drain and watch the magic. Something gooey sticking to your wall? Grab the vinegar and give it a squirt, then easily wipe it away.

Does your trash can smell like garbage, even when it’s empty? Soak a piece of bread in vinegar and leave it in the garbage can overnight, and voila, no more stank. It can also be used as an all-purpose cleaner: just fill up a spray bottle with one third vinegar and two thirds water.

Too many fruit flies? Fill a glass with apple cider vinegar, cover it with plastic wrap, and poke a few holes. The flies enter, but cannot escape. It can even be used to straighten clothes if an iron isn’t available. A few other uses include keeping cats off the furniture, helping cut flowers stay fresh longer, getting tough stains out of pots and pans and cleaning glasses for a smudge-free sheen. Let us know what you think in the comments.

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Check out this Awesome Vinegar Shower Head Cleaning Life Hack everyone should know:

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When it comes to cleaning just about everyone loves learning new simple ways to get the same old things done. It can be fun and interesting to discover what nifty and quick solutions people have come up with to solve common problems. This video, from YouTube channel Outdoors and Gear Review highlights a helpful trick for dealing with a common and difficult problem you’re likely to encounter when tidying and cleaning your bathroom up; hard water deposits and stains.

Hard water can be a real pain in the neck and the nasty looking stains and blemishes that it leaves behind on bathroom and kitchen surfaces can be extremely hard to fully remove. The ugly spots and stains are caused by water that contains large amounts of minerals such as limestone, calcium, and magnesium.

These metals and minerals are naturally occurring, most often in areas with low water tables and mountainous regions, and water that contains them is perfectly safe to use and drink. The biggest downside to it is the crusty, whitish colored mineral deposits and stubborn stains it leaves behind. Over time these gradually build up on stuff, especially faucets and shower heads.

Many people struggle to remove these stains and often think that they need strong, harsh chemical cleaners to get rid of them effectively. However, there’s a better and more affordable way to go about cleaning a shower head with crusted on mineral build up. All you need is apple cider vinegar, a Ziploc bag, and a rubber band.

Simply pour some apple cider vinegar into the plastic bag and place it over and on the shower head. Use a rubber band to secure it in place and then leave it on overnight. Remove the baggy the following day, wipe the shower head clean, and it should be restored to its former glory!

Check out the video for more information and to see just how shiny and spotless looking it turns out. This may be the fastest, easiest, and most natural way to clean hard water stains. It requires minimal effort or exertion on your part so try it the next time you’re stuck cleaning the house!

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Check out These 5 Awesome Vaseline Life Hacks Everyone Should Know:

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While you may only think of Vaseline as an integral part of your grandmother’s home remedies and go to solutions, it actually really is a product that can seemingly do it all. People use the petroleum based, gooey, slippery substance for all sorts of things. There are countless household and beauty tricks that involve it, whether it’s loosening stuff up or smearing some on minor cuts and burns to help them heal. This article and video focuses on several beauty related uses for the product that may prove useful and come in handy, and will definitely save you time and money.

If you love to paint your nails then you likely have encountered polish bottles with their tops stuck on them. It takes almost superhuman strength to loosen and get them them of when they dry on and stick like that. To prevent this, take a cotton swab and dab some Vaseline around the base of the bottle opening and on the threads where the cap twists on, now it won’t stick the next time you go to open it.

Another nail polish trick is to coat the skin around your nails with some Vaseline before painting them. This will keep the polish from sticking to your skin, cut down on the clean up, and make your paint job look all the more professional.

If you have rough, dry skin on your feet rub a little Vaseline on them before you go to bed. Slather some all over your feet, then put on a pair of socks, and wake up to smooth soft skin. For those of us with sensitive ears that act up and become sore when wearing earrings, try rubbing Vaseline on the metal stud part that goes through your ear.

By coats the earring it helps them slide through and lessens any negative reaction or sensitivity you may have. If the scent of your perfume disappears way too quickly take some Vaseline, apply a thin coat to the area where you plan to spritz it on, then spray the perfume over that area. This works great at holding the fragrance and makes it last much more longer, plus it won’t alter the perfume’s scent.

If you haven’t already, toss a small jar of the wonder product in your bag so it’s always on hand close by. Use it to touch up makeup, soften rough skin, loosen stuck tops and lids, or as a lip gloss/chap-stick stand in when you inevitably lose or misplace them.

Besides being versatile, it’s also widely available and can be found in practically any pharmacy, health, convenience or grocery store around the world. Best of all, Vaseline is relatively cheap and costs only a few dollars, with a jar of it easily lasting a year or two before running out. With Vaseline, the possibilities may just be endless!

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The Next Batch of Life Hacks are some incredibly useful winter life hacks that will make your life so much easier this winter:

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Along with the cold weather, there are a number of special challenges that winter brings along with it, and we all have to just deal with them! Dry skin, chapped lips, stuffy noses, darkness at 4PM, winter storms, the list goes on and on. One of the most annoying things by far is clearing walkways and driveways of snow and ice. The same goes for cars, but while you can often drive through a little bit of snow, you can’t with an ice-covered windshield. Not only is it illegal to drive with an obstructed view, it’s also insanely dumb and extremely dangerous!

While defrosting the car and scraping ice off the windshield seems like a necessary evil, it doesn’t have to be. You really don’t need to wake up extra early just to stumble around in the freezing cold darkness so that you can drive to work. Instead, you can save yourself some time and energy by doing the following:

In a spray bottle container mix together 2 parts isopropyl alcohol with 1 part water and then add in 1 tablespoon of liquid dish soap. Shake it up, spray it directly onto an icy windshield, and watch the ice literally melt away right before your very eyes!

This rubbing alcohol spray is the perfect thing to have on hand for freezing cold mornings and icy windshields. You can leave the bottle in your car and it won’t even freeze, unless it gets well under zero. That’s because the freezing point of isopropyl alcohol is -128.2 degrees Fahrenheit, so when you spray it on the ice, it doesn’t freeze up. Instead, it helps to melt the ice and keeps it from re-freezing. Since all you have to do is mist it on, it’s by far the quickest and easiest way to clear a windshield that’s coated with a thick layer of ice.

Don’t forget to check out the video to see exactly how well this works in action and be sure to pass it along to those who could use the smart tip. If it can make someone’s life a little bit easier this winter, then it’s worth it!

This is super helpful for those rough winter months.

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Winter is tough. Along with the cold, dry weather comes a number of challenges that we all have to deal with. Cars need to be cleared of snow and ice and the same goes for walkways and driveways. Traveling often becomes way more difficult than usual and to top it off our health also takes a tumble for the worse.

Many of us are plagued by dry itchy skin, sore chapped lips, and stuffy noses that just won’t go away. These things quickly add up and can make it seem like winter is dragging on forever, especially when problems pop up outside on top of the health issues we may be facing.

Which is why these simple winter hacks, covered by the Millennial Moms YouTube channel, are perfect for right now. The video features some of the most clever ways to solve common winter woes and it might offer a solution to a problem you’re currently dealing with. These are some of the best hacks shown in the clip, but there are a total of fifteen, so be sure to check it out for all of the rest.

1) Winterize Boots- This trick does the job to keep feet warm and dry inside of boots that aren’t waterproof. After putting on your socks take two large plastic Ziploc bags and stick a foot in each. Grab a couple of rubber bands and slide them on over the bag to secure it in place and seal the top off around your leg. Pull on your boots and say goodbye to cold, wet feet.

2) Prevent Static Build Up In Hair- Pull a dryer sheet on over the bristles of your hair brush so that they poke through. Brush your hair as normal to eliminate the static, plus it’ll smell clean and great.

3) DIY Boot Inserts- Maintain the shape of tall boots by cutting a foam pool noodle into thirds or fourths, then stick a piece in each boot and they’ll stay upright, making them easier to organize and wear later on.

4) Stop Wipers From Freezing to a Car Windshield- Take an old pair of long cotton socks and slide them over each wiper, puling it down as far as it can go or reaches. This will prevent wipers from freezing and/or sticking to the windshield, and makes life all the more easier.

5) Organize Winter Gear- Hats, scarves, gloves, mittens, hand warmers, neck warmers and all other winter accessories can be neatly stored in one accessible place with a shoe organizer. Hang it over a door and never search for lost gloves again.

6) Windshield Treatment- This one is the best! A combination of vinegar and water works wonders at preventing frost and ice from building up on car windshields and windows. Mix the two liquids up in a spray bottle, spritz it on car windows, then wipe off with a soft cloth.

7) Boot Tray- Keep floors safe, clean, and dry by making your own boot tray. This one is much more appealing than commercially available ones and works even better. Fill a large metal cookie sheet with a layer of decorative rocks and put it near the door so that when people enter they can immediately place wet boots on the rocks. The water will drip through the rocks to the bottom and soon evaporate. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the tips covered in the clip and be sure to pass it along to those who could use these smart hacks to make their own lives easier.

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If you found these 7 incredible winter life hacks to be helpful keep scrolling for a — For 12 Awesome Car Cleaning Life Hacks You Probably Haven’t Heard About:

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Having your car professionally detailed can easily end up being quite expensive. While it’s always nice to have a sparkling clean car, it’s even better when you can have it without spending a small fortune. Thankfully there are all sorts of cheap ways to clean your car with common items that you probably already have around the house. They can do the job just as well, if not even better, than what professional cleaners use.

These are just a few of the handy tricks covered in the accompanying video so be sure to check it out for even more:

Clean your headlights with toothpaste. Use regular toothpaste, not the gel type, to polish up car headlight lenses by rubbing it on evenly with a cloth. Move in quick circular motions to then buff it off and you should notice the grime and fogginess disappear.

Remove stubborn old bumper stickers cleanly and completely with WD-40. Simply spray the sticker with WD-40 and let it sit for a while, the sticker will absorb it, then you can peel it right off.

Remove pet fur from carpets and seats with a spray bottle, water, and a squeegee. Spray the water on the seat and then move the squeegee over the area, it will gather and lift up the hair so you can easily pick it up.

Clean air vents with small foam brushes. They can easily fit in even the smallest vents and pick up all the dirt and dust inside them.

Use coffee filters to dust your car dashboard. Unlike cloth towels and paper towels, coffee filters won’t leave behind lint or just push dust around. Instead they work great at picking up dust and you can toss a few in the glove compartment for whenever you might need one to freshen up the dash.

Get streak free windows by cleaning them with newspaper. It’s the cloths and paper towels that leave streaks when you clean your windows so don’t even bother using them. Instead, spray down the window with cleaner and wipe it off with a piece of newspaper as you normally would.

Get rid of stubborn, lingering odors by sprinkling baking soda on car seats and carpets. Let it sit for a couple of hours before vacuuming it up. The baking soda should absorb the foul odors, leaving your car smelling fresh and clean.

There are even more clean car tips covered in the video and it might just have the solution you’ve been looking for so be sure to check it out!

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Surrogate Just Gave Birth To Twin Babies.

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For a number of reasons, some couples are unable to have a child. There may be a medical condition or even just fertility problems. When couples are in situations like this, they often turn to surrogates for aid. However, for one couple this was not an option. In China, hiring a surrogate is illegal. One Chinese couple kept running into difficulties having a child. They knew a surrogate could streamline the process so they moved to the U.S. and hired one. Jessica Allen was hired for an initial $30,000.

This was until Jessica went to her first ultrasound and discovered that she was actually carrying twins. The couple raised her pension adding an extra $5,000 to compensate for the newly discovered second baby. After 38 weeks, Allen delivered the babies on December 12, 2016. Perhaps to her dismay, the newly born were immediately whisked away before Allen could even get a glimpse of them. She went home to her husband and continued on with her life. Then, she received a text from the couple she had just delivered for.

They said that one of the twins was clearly Chinese and the other was clearly not. It was clear that they were not identical twins. The couple had done a DNA test and discovered that only the Chinese child was theirs. The other child was Allen’s and had somehow been conceived after the other couple’s embryo egg had been implanted.

The couple wanted nothing to do with Allen’s child. They planned to put him up for adoption and additionally demanded $22,000 dollars in compensation. They no longer were willing to pay for the child’s development as it wasn’t theirs. Jessica had just moved to a new house with her partner and had little savings at the moment. She was forced to take out a loan to get her child. Luckily, they made it back to each other. She named him Malachai but this is not where the story ends….

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In our next featured video of the day watch as a couple has twins but while they are still in the recovery room the doctor tells them they have Down syndrome:

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Any parent knows how emotional, stressful, and joyous the birth of their children can be.  For Nicola and Todd Bailey of Sheffield, England, who were expecting twin girls, they were over moon excited about welcoming two new additions to their family.  The couple already had a son, Lucas, and couldn’t wait to give him two little sisters. However, the twins came sooner than Nicola expected and at just thirty three weeks she was rushed to the hospital in labor.  She ended up giving birth to the girls who she named Harper and Quinn, and immediately after doctors told the couple that the babies had been born healthy.  Relieved, they set their focus on recovery and making plans for bringing them home.

When doctors suddenly returned to their room about a half an hour later, they looked serious and what they told the new parents didn’t immediately make sense.  The doctor said to them “I’m so sorry” and went on to explain that the baby born first, Harper, had Down Syndrome.  

Down Syndrome is a genetic condition caused by a chromosomal disorder which results in developmental issues, intellectual disability, and physical changes in appearance.  It’s generally viewed in a negative light by both doctors and the public, which has led to people who have it being stigmatized and looked at differently. While it has become more accepted in the past few years as people are educated and learn more about it, it’s nonetheless still viewed as abnormal.     

Regardless of the diagnosis, the Bailey’s were simply in love and grateful for their two newborn daughters.  They also had more serious health issues to deal with. In addition to Down Syndrome, Harper was also born with two small holes in her heart.  One thankfully closed all on its own, but the second one required surgery. 

Once they were out of the woods and finally able to bring their twins home, Nicola and Todd thought back about how the doctors had broken the news to them in such a negative, apologetic way.  It made them realize how people automatically felt bad about Harper’s condition, which they thought should not be the case.

Oftentimes, when people first met Harper they seemed to always say “I’m sorry” about her having Down Syndrome, but Nicola and Todd thought she was no different than their other two children and shouldn’t be defined by having it.

Wanting to change the perception of families with Down Syndrome children, Nicola decided to publicly share her life raising her babies.  That way she could fight back against the misconceptions and false information people had towards it.

She set up a blog and social media accounts to help get her message out that having a Down Syndrome child is nothing to be ashamed of or viewed negatively.  Instead, people should accept that others are sometimes born different and that’s okay. Harper is just as happy, loving, and unique as any other child and a Down Syndrome diagnosis is nothing anyone, especially doctors, should be apologizing about.

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In our next featured video of the day watch this wonderful moment as a boy named James with Down Syndrome get a Promposal in the school gymnasium by a wonderful and beautiful girl named Maisey as the whole school cheers him on:

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On a recent afternoon students at Glenelg High School, in Maryland, gathered for an unforgettable moment. They had assembled at the school’s gymnasium and stood eagerly waiting for one particular classmate’s arrival. The student, James, has down syndrome and was about to get the surprise of a lifetime. The video starts off with James eagerly making his way towards the gym.

He is unaware of what is about to happen and as he gets closer the sounds of kids cheering can be heard. When James walks into the gym he is greeted by the sight of his classmates circling the basketball court. As he makes his way into the circle his peers break out into a chant, clapping and cheering him on. At first he looks a bit unsure as to what is happening.

However, he quickly overcomes any uncertainty and is reassured by his friends warm smiles and shouts of encouragement. James goes to the center of them all and shows off some of his sweet dancing skills, moving and shaking to their chants. While he is boogieing down a girl with long blonde hair makes her way towards him holding a sign. It reads “James, Prom?” He stops and the girl, Maisy, asks him if he will go to prom with her. When James says yes the students erupt, cheering loudly, and the pair share a sweet hug.

For everyone gathered in the gymnasium that day, this is a promposal that they will never forget. It is truly a wonderful and sweet moment they all experienced and now you too can see it!

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In our next featured story there’s an emotional and heartbreaking moment when a father has to defend his son with Down syndrome:

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What you are about to view in the video, is a father, Rob Scott, who needs to share his truth, after overhearing a moment between another father and his son.  The child asks what Downs Syndrome is, and the dad answers, “It’s a disease of not knowing anything”.

This response deeply bothered Rob, whose son was born with Down’s Syndrome.  What he experienced at that moment of hearing this other father try to probably simplify the condition for his child, was heartbreak.  He desperately wanted to correct what this father was telling his son, but didn’t have the courage to speak up.

What you are about to hear him say was recorded a few minutes after this occurrence.  Rob was upset with himself for not speaking up, and felt the strong need to record what was in his heart, as a way of standing up for his son who has been the greatest gift of his life.

His intention in recording this footage, was in no way motivated by a desire to shame the father who responded to his son’s innocent question in that way; he just needed “to karmically reset what just happened”.  Rob’s son, Turner, has been the greatest teacher about what the meaning of joy and love truly is.

He so aptly notes that the word “disability” is a term that encapsulates perception rather than fact.  His words brought me to tears; what he has to say is about so much more than Downs Syndrome.  Let us know your thoughts about this father’s moment of soul-searching honesty.

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In our next featured story a very special moment went down when a school cop soothes and calms a young sweet girl with Down Syndrome who is frozen in fear in the school hallway

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Do you remember your favorite stuffed animal, toy, or maybe a blanket when you were a kid. No matter where you went you always had your friend with you by your side. There was no obstacle or problem that couldn’t be taken care of as long as you and your favorite toy were together.

Scary things just weren’t as scary and just having your small friend with you gave you the courage to do things you wouldn’t otherwise do as a young child out of fear. One of the main reasons kids carry a ‘special’ stuffed animal, blanket or toy is because it lowers their anxieties and fears in almost any situation they face.

This brings us to today’s story featuring a young 12-year old girl named Raquel Zuniga, she is currently in the 7th grade and goes to classes that are specifically designed for children with moderate to severe mental disabilities. Raquel carries a special friend with her everywhere she goes. This friend is none other than everyone’s favorite frog Kermit! Raquel hangs out with Kermit the Frog all day everyday, whether she is home or at school Kermit is always right by her side.

Due to Raquel’s disability she has severe anxiety especially when she is transitioning from one place to another. This tends to flare up at school when the bell rings and it’s time to go from one class to another. On this day, Raquel was having an extremely rough time transitioning from one class to another and she froze. She couldn’t walk or get to her class and she wouldn’t say anything. She just stood in the hallways frozen clutching Kermit silently.

Multiple teachers came up to Raquel and tried to get her to unfreeze and comfort and make her feel safe in her current state and situation. None could help, Raquel stood their frozen for just about a full hour clutching on to her stuffed frog.

That’s when a special soul enters the story, school security officer Kris Morrison who spent the last 20 years as a school officer for special needs children. However, before that she was an officer Kris was a teacher for children with disabilities and instinctually somehow knew exactly what to do to help poor Raquel.

Kris spoke to Raquel in a soothing voice and then began to sing Rainbow Connection, the famous song that Kermit the Frog, ‘Raquel’s best friend’ is most known for. As Kris sang Raquel’s anxiety and fear just began melting away.

Soon after she began moving and it was as if a miracle just occurred and she unfroze! This was Raquels favorite song, so it immediately triggered her brain to relax and feel safe. Just like that, the magic of music, an amazing school security officer and Kermit the frog had saved the day!

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In our final featured story of the day we have an awesome moment when a boy with Down Syndrome approaches a very serious Windsor Castle Queen’s Ground. As he approached the guard, he stomped and the young man with Down Syndrome was startled and ran in fear…

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Windsor Castle is one of the Queen of England’s primary residences and every year thousands of visitors go to see it.  The picturesque fortress is protected by the Queen’s Guard which consists of soldiers who have been charged with standing watch around the clock.  They are just as well known as the castles they safeguard and can easily be identified by their unique uniforms consisting of red tunics and black bearskin hats.

One young man named Sam had travelled to Windsor Castle as part of a web series he starred in along with his friends called “The Specials.”  The show followed the lives of five young adults with Down Syndrome who lived in a shared house. It came out back in 2009 to rave reviews and went on to win a Webby Award for Best Reality Program. 

While filming the second season, Sam had taken a tour of Windsor Castle with two soldiers as his guide, Lt. Bragger and Sgt. Baggot-Moore. While walking the historic grounds they told him that they were headed to see the guard on duty and that he would not be able to interact with him, as it’s their duty to remain silent while on patrol.

When they reached the guard, he stood stoically at his post wearing the iconic uniform and holding a rifle stung over his shoulder.  Sam went over and stood right next to him, just as many tourists do every day when they visit and wish to get a picture with the soldier. 

So long as you are respectful and don’t get too close, you are permitted to take photos with the guard on duty, but if you bother them or get too close they will warn you by shouting they may take further action to put an end to it.

While Sam was standing near the guard, he was suddenly startled by the soldier stamping his foot loudly on the ground.  It did the job, and Sam scurried off back towards the two soldiers who were his tour guides and had a laugh with them. Had Sam gotten too close for comfort or did he stay next to the guard for too long to cause him to stamp his foot?  As it turned out, Sam didn’t do anything wrong at all, the guard on duty was his younger brother Jack!

The year before Jack had joined the army and hadn’t seen Sam since.  That was part of the reason why Sam went to Windsor Castle, so he could visit him and check out where he worked.  When Jack stamped his foot, it was likely his way of saying hello to his brother, since he is not allowed to talk to anyone while on patrol.  

Later on the two brothers had a proper reunion in the barracks and chatted about Sam’s love life.  Jack encouraged him to pursue a relationship and soon after Sam started dating one of his housemates, Meghan.  The pair ended up dating for six years before Sam proposed, and she said yes.

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Mother Believes She Was Giving Birth To Twins. Then The Docs Realize Her Rare Delivery Will Make History!

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When a couple realizes they are going to have a baby, life rapidly begins to change in an instant. You all of a sudden realize that you are going to be responsible for another human life and it can actually be a little scary and anxiety provoking. Even though, it’s an amazing celebrations new moms and dads are always a bit nervous not knowing what it will actually be like in the trenches of parenthood.

This brings us to today’s unique story which features a 23-year old pregnant woman named Alexandra and her partner Antonin from the Czech Republic. One day, Alexandra just felt like something was happening to her body so she took a pregnancy test which came back positive. Just to be sure, she was definitely pregnant she went to the doctor who confirmed, yes she was indeed pregnant.

This wasn’t Alexandra’s first rodeo, she already had one beautiful baby and knew what pregnancy was like, giving birth and taking care and raising a child was all about. She was way less nervous than the first go round and she believed this second pregnancy and child would be easy and simple. Little did she know this pregnancy would be anything but ordinary.

She went back to the doctor, they took an ultrasound and told her and Antonin that she was going to be having twins! At first they couldn’t believe the news, but when it settled in they were super excited and ready to handle the extra responsibility.

For a few months, the couple had prepped for 2 new babies on the way. She went back to the doctor for her regular check-up and the doctor noticed something a little weird so the doc took another ultrasound. This is where things start getting pretty wild…..

The doctor examined the ultrasound carefully and thoroughly. Then the doc told the couple that they would not be giving birth to twins. At first they were a little heartbroken thinking one of the babies didn’t make it, but the doctor hadn’t finished yet…

The doctor calmly told them she was currently carrying 4 babies and would be giving birth to quadruplets! Twins kind of seemed like a lot but 4 babies?! This was completely unexpected and they were totally stunned. When they left the office they immediately started buying stuff for the 2 extra babies so they would be prepared!

Another month or two went by and her due date was coming closer. When women give birth to multiple babies at once it isn’t uncommon to get another ultrasound towards the end of the pregnancy just to make sure everything will be fine without complications.

She went in got another ultrasound not expecting anything out of the ordinary considering she already had the bomb dropped on her last visit that she was having quadruplets. After the doctors took a look at this next ultrasound they were astonished. There was a fifth baby in there they hadn’t seen! So now they went from 1 baby to twins to quadruplets and quintuplets!

The due date quickly came before they could even wrap their heads around quintuplets! The day of delivery 40 doctors on staff were in the delivery room to help and make sure this record breaking birth went smoothly without any complications. Luckily she gave birth like a champion and according to the main doctor in charge of her case, everything went perfectly!

One of the 40 doctors who helped with the delivery that day, began doing research to see if anyone ever gave birth to quintuplets in the Czech Republic. As it turns out, in all of the Czech’s recorded birth history, Alexandra was the first mom to ever give birth to 5 babies at once!

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Mother’s Twin Babies Were Somehow Born Different Colors! 20 Years Later THIS Is How They Look Now!

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Having children is probably the most fulfilling life event for any adult living on earth. That incredible moment of bringing new life into the world and starting a new family is absolutely amazing. For anyone who has experienced birthing a child or being a parent of a new baby can attest to this fact. Almost immediately upon bringing a child into the world, you’re entire life paradigm changes from caring about yourself first and foremost to now caring for your child above everything and anything else including yourself!

In today’s interesting story we feature a Married couple named Donna and Vince Alymer from Gloucester, England. Donna is 45 years old and her hubby Vince is 55 years old. Donna works at a warehouse full time while Vincent works as a scaffolder. This couple has a beautiful family of 3 amazing kids but they would soon find out that Donna would be pregnant again at age 45! At first they were a bit taken a back by the big news of the pregnancy but after that initial shock wore off they became super excited about the new little angel who would be added to their already amazing family.

They went to get an ultrasound hoping to get the good news that the baby looked and sounded healthy and possibly they may even be able to find out the gender of soon-to-be baby. While the ultrasound was in process and the doctor was examining Donna they were pretty stunned to find out they were going to have twins!

They went to get an ultrasound hoping to get the good news that the baby looked and sounded healthy and possibly they may even be able to find out the gender of soon-to-be baby. While the ultrasound was in process and the doctor was examining Donna they were pretty stunned to find out they were going to have twins! Also on top of that they were given more amazing news that both babies looked perfectly healthy and the pregnancy looked like it was going to run smooth without a problem.

They got home and told their 3 children George, China and Jordan that they were about to have not 1 but 2 new little siblings. The children were so excited while mom and dad were a tad nervous but at the end of the day realized that these new twins were a complete blessing and they were so thankful.

It was a beautiful sunny but chilly day on January 16, 1997 when mama gave birth to her fraternal twin baby girls. The birth went very smooth and both babies came out healthy. They all breathed a sigh of relief after knowing they were very healthy with no underlying health conditions which can be an issue with mom’s who give birth in their late 40’s.  The doctors brought the babies in for mom and dad to meet them and make their first impressions….

They were a bit taken a back because the fraternal twins couldn’t look more different than they did. The first baby girl named Lucy was very fair skinned, had bright red hair and blue eyes. The second baby girl named Maria was the exact opposite with a dark complexion, dark hair and brown eyes. If a stranger were to set eyes on the two baby girls it would be unimaginable to even think they were related let alone fraternal twins!

Either way the family didn’t care how different they looked, they were both little angels and a blessing no matter what other people thought of them.

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THIS Mother Gave Birth To Twins That Look Extremely Different. 2 Years Later She Learns The Reason!

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We all know that twins can be either identical or fraternal.  In the case of fraternal twins, they may be of the same sex or not; despite the fact that they are not identical, there is usually a strong physical resemblance. What do you think you would feel if your twin boys looked nothing alike?!

A woman in Vietnam and her husband, immediately noted how dissimilar their twins were.  They even questioned if one of the twins actually belonged to someone else, and a mistake had been made in the nursery.  They didn’t actually enquire if this was true, and brought their twins home.

As the babies began to grow, the parents became more and more suspicious about how dissimilar their looks were.  When they were two, the mom decided to have their DNA tested, as she was so distressed by her suspicion that something was off… What was found was astounding!

The DNA test showed that the twins had the same mother but DIFFERENT FATHERS!  This was a result of what is termed “bi-paternal conception”.  In the video you are about to watch below, you will hear the amazing explanation of how such a thing is even possible.  All I can say is WOW!

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Doctors Notice Something Strange Growing In THIS Infant’s Tummy. Then Realize It’s Growing In Her Twin Too!

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Having a child is probably the most exciting and life altering moment of your life. Especially your first child, not knowing what to expect, everything is brand new and there is pretty much no instruction manual that covers your new life that is about to unfold before you! This whole new world of responsibility can at times become daunting and exhausting.

Now imagine instead of just one baby you are having twins! When having twins any worrying you had about one baby is now multiplied by two! From making sure both babies are fine inside the womb, to having a normal and safe birth, and finally preparations of their rooms and the baby proof house for two new babes!

The biggest fear most new parents face is worrying about the health of their new baby and hopefully no problems or health complications. Sadly for many parents, things don’t run as smooth as planned. There are so many things that could potentially go wrong during a pregnancy and if you aren’t being vigilant these issues can sneak right up on you.

That brings us to today’s story featuring Elisa and Michael Dunn, a couple who were expecting their first child. They were first stunned to find out they weren’t just bringing one baby into the world, they were having twin baby girls! They celebrated the news although they knew it would be double the work, but they still felt blessed and thankful.

On July 4th, Independence Day in the USA, twin baby girls Isabella and Madeline were born. Because they were born on July 4th they nicknamed the two cuties their sweet little ‘firecrackers’. As the new family settled in with their twin baby firecrackers everything seemed to be going great.

That is until one somber day in September when the twins had a routine check-up with their doctor. During the exam the doctor immediately noticed that Madeline’s stomach seemed to be bulging and when he pressed on it something didn’t feel right! The doctor took an ultrasound image, viewed it, and a visible growth was clearly showing. The doctor had to give the Dunn family some pretty scary news…

From what he saw on the ultrasound it looked as if baby Madeline may have some type of tumor or cancer! He sent them to a specialist to get her belly further checked out. They took blood work, got samples, did all the testing that was necessary. Then came the terrifying diagnosis. The doctor told the Dunns their sweet baby girl had a rare type of cancer called a Stage 4s Neuroblastoma. If this news wasn’t bad enough, the specialist suspected her twin sister Isabella might have something similar and asked her parents if he could examine her as well.

That’s when the double dose of terrible news came crashing down on the Dunns. Both of their daughters had soft balled sized Stage 4s Neuroblastomas growing off of their adrenal glands. The doctors explained to them that it is very rare for twins to both have the same cancer at the same time. But in this particular case they suspected that the initial cancer cells started multiplying and duplicating inside Madeline in the womb and were passed on to her sister Isabella.

They reasoned that because they were identical twins they shared certain blood vessels and arteries while they were still in the womb. These vessels would act as pathways for the cancer cells to travel from one baby to the other. Because the cancer began months before they were born and continued growing from their kidneys and then into their livers a successful surgery would not be possible.

Both girl’s livers were now filled with tumors and their fate was now uncertain. The doctors were unsure if surgery would be beneficial and they didn’t think either twin would survive it. So they decided on the next best thing Chemotherapy.

In general Chemotherapy can have serious side effects for a grown adult or an older child; but the side effects for babies this young would be much worse. Their parents were so scared and horrified, but they opted for the chemotherapy, because not doing anything was just not an option!

Both girls started chemotherapy separately during the first round. They both experienced horrible side effects and were suffering through the treatment. After the second round of chemo, the girls were brought back together and somehow just being near each other lessened the side effects.

They both went through 4 arduous, long and painful chemotherapy sessions, then two weeks before Christmas the twins had an MRI taken to see how they had responded to the treatment. A miracle had occurred, Isabella and Madeline’s cancer were both completely in remission and their were no signs of cancer in their systems!

Luckily their rare cancer stayed in remission and never came back! The girls still get check-ups every 6 months just to make sure everything is still in remission. The twins are now healthy and growing up just like any other normal kids would. They had no long term side effects from the cancer or the chemotherapy. Thank god this story had an amazing and beautifully happy ending for these two adorable baby ‘firecrackers’.

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