(1) Would you enjoy being a quintuplet in the early 20th century when, as a reproductive anomaly, the simple fact of your existence made your family a freak show.(2) Commotion over multiple births - quadruplets, quintuplets , sextuplets - isn't new.(3) A 33 year old woman gave birth early on Monday in Beijing to a set of quintuplets through Caesarean operation, eight weeks ahead of schedule.(4) At one point, triplets and septuplets in the l.h. are pitted against quintuplets and sextuplets in the r.h.(5) Before a similar hot start last season, he probably was best known as the player whose wife gave birth to quintuplets .(6) Since in vitro fertilization started, two decades ago, there has been an explosion of twins, triplets, quadruplets, even quintuplets .(7) Such multiple gestations are rare, with 6,742 sets of triplets, 506 sets of quadruplets, and 77 sets of quintuplets or higher order pregnancies in 2000.(8) Interestingly, armadillos always give birth to identical quintuplets .(9) A surrogate mother in Phoenix, Arizona has given birth to quintuplets by caesarean section.(10) There was this very specific attention to every hemidemisemiquaver and how quintuplets were going to inter-relate with this and how the texture of the cymbalom would work with the mandolin versus the harps and so on.(11) Indeed, the Dionne quintuplets were clones of a fertilized egg that divided three times before the cells fell apart and grew into separate individuals.(12) A story about the birth of quintuplets shouldn't send all expectant couples scurrying to buy 5 cribs.(13) But just logistically, I don't know how people do triplets or quadruplets or quintuplets , because I can't carry two babies at the same time.(14) That's what happened in 1934, when the Dionne quintuplets first caught the attentions of our country's burgeoning mass media.(15) Delivered by caesarean section at 29 weeks gestation and weighing from 2 pounds, 3 ounces to 3 pounds, 3 ounces, the quintuplets are expected to be released from the hospital this month.(16) Identical twins are clones, and the famous Dionne quintuplets born in Canada in 1934 represent a human clone of five people.