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Pregnant Mom Goes in for Ultrasound, Technician Says She Hears Five Heartbeats Instead of One

Dayna Remus
Mar 31, 2022
10:00 P.M.

Kids are adorable. But, they are also a massive responsibility, and one couple ended up conceiving five. Were they ready, and could they handle such a big responsibility?

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Even before their first child was born, Megan and Joshua Hulen constantly battled with fertility problems. But, they managed to have two cute boys; 9-year-old Jacob and 3-year-old Matthew.

The couple was over the moon. At the same time, Megan and Joshua still wanted a little girl. So, they chose to go down this road again.

[Left] Megan Hulen 31 weeks pregnant with quintuplets; [Right] A sonogram of quintuplets. | Source: youtube.com/truly

[Left] Megan Hulen 31 weeks pregnant with quintuplets; [Right] A sonogram of quintuplets. | Source: youtube.com/truly

But, because of Megan's Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), this road would be inevitably challenging.

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FEAR OF THE FUTURE

Neither of their boys was conceived without medical assistance from pills, stem injections, and much more. That was not all, as Megan explained:

"

I was scared to try again

after Matthew and the complications we had with him, but you know he [Joshua] had talked me into it and said we can handle anything."

Using the injections again and Intrauterine insemination (IUI), the couple hoped for a baby girl. Amazingly, that red cross they were waiting for appeared on a pregnancy test.

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A BIT OF A RACKET

But, when they went for an ultrasound, what they got was so much more than they bargained for. During the scan, silence overtook the technician. She eventually held five fingers up. Megan remembered:

"When we went for the ultrasound, we were told there were five heartbeats instead of one. I might have cried for at least an hour!"

The mother-to-be was also anxious because of the problems that can come with carrying and giving birth to quintuplets. However, 32 weeks later, she had an effortless delivery.

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ADJUSTING TO A NEW REALITY

The couple was thrilled, as they had one girl and four -- as well another boy. All 1-year-old's names are Adam, Madison, Emma, Allison, and Chloe.

While they were blissful, we all know how tiring it can be to look after just one child, especially when they are babies. So, of course, exhaustion took over the pair as the coming weeks and months came.

Luckily, their oldest son Jacob is a responsible and caring older brother. He is always ready to lend a helping hand, giving his parents a tiny break from stress.

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THE CUTEST BUNCH AROUND

Overall, the family is delighted and healthy. Joshua stated how appreciative he is of their lives together. The mom also expressed:

"Every day is exciting, and they make it completely worth it."

COUPLE WITH 38 KIDS

When it comes to love, numbers don't matter. Our hearts are bigger than we could ever imagine -- just waiting for more beautiful people to walk into our lives.

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Seven children are a lot. Many couldn't imagine having more than that. Well, Jeane and Paul Briggs from West Virginia took it to another level.

The pair have 38 children -- six are biological, while they adopted 32 of them from countries all across the globe.

Jeane and Paul don't plan on stopping. They chose to become the parents of disadvantaged kids so these children could have a better life.

Out of the many success stories is their first adopted child, Abraham. He was born in Mexico, blind, and only 2-years-old when Jeane met him in 1985. Now he is a talented musician and composer in West Virginia.

While many may think having so many children is daunting, these families are thriving, soaking up the support of their mini-communities.

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