Utah couple who took DNA test ‘for fun’ find out that husband is not son’s biological dad

Utah couple who took DNA test ‘for fun’ find out that husband is not son’s biological dad

A husband and wife who ordered a home DNA test ‘as a joke’ found their lives changed forever. Donna and Vanner Johnson from Utah had hoped to learn a bit more about themselves when they ordered the at-home DNA testing kit. But when they received their results, the couple were shocked to discover that their […]

National Grandparents Day 2021

National Grandparents Day

Did you know that there are over 70 million grandparents living in the United States? Every year, on the first Sunday after Labor Day, the country comes together to celebrate them on National Grandparents Day. This year, National Grandparents Day falls on September 12. Grandparents and their grandchildren share a special connection that’s proven to […]

Mom gives birth to ‘miracle’ twin boys after conceiving naturally within days of IVF

Mom gives birth to ‘miracle’ twin boys

A mom from Australia has revealed how she conceived ‘twin’ boys seven days apart. Kimberley Tripp, from Brisbane, was told by doctors that she may never have children. Yet in March 2020, she gave birth to sons Patrick and Leo. The twins were born due to a medical phenomenon known as superfetation. Unlike traditional twins, […]

Why are twin birth rates at an all-time high?

Why are twin birth rates at an all-time high?

Did you know that twins might be more common today than at any other time in history? According to a recent study, the birth rate for identical twins has barely changed. However, researchers found that the rate of naturally conceived, non-identical twins and twins born as a result of medically assisted reproduction had risen globally. […]

Will we really see a pandemic baby boom?

Will we really see a pandemic baby boom?

Despite predictions of a pandemic baby boom, recent data suggests that the United States and the rest of the world might actually experience a drop in fertility over the coming years. Provisional data suggests that the US birth rate dropped by 4% in 2020. Statistics from December 2020 – the month when babies conceived at […]

In celebration of Sisters Day

In celebration of Sisters Day

On the first Sunday of August each year, countries around the world celebrate the special bond of sisterhood. This year, Sisters Day falls on August 1. Whether they are biological sisters, stepsisters, half-sisters or even friends with a strong, sisterly connection, sisters of all kinds share a unique bond. Sisters come in all shapes and […]

California triplets celebrate simultaneous pregnancies

California triplets celebrate simultaneous pregnancies

Victoria Brown, Gina Purcell and Nina Rawlings were all born within four minutes of each other in 1986. Now, 35 years later, the triplets are all set to give birth just a few months apart! The 35-year-old sisters from Orange County, LA, are delighted to be sharing another memorable milestone together. Brown’s second child, a […]