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Octuplet Alert

Has everyone heard about the octuplets yet? Can we talk about this? That’s, um, a lot of babies. Like, quick: What’s the eighth letter of the alphabet? Did you have to think for a sec to get to H? I can just see the mom, when these kids get older, doing that thing where moms have to say all the kids’ names (and sometimes the dog’s) before getting to the one she wants. That kid’ll be out the door with the dog and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich by the time she gets to him.

Doctors say the next week is crucial for these babies’ survival. So let’s hope all goes well in the hospital—and then lots and lots of luck with the diapering and feeding (she’s planning to breastfeed! Hello!). What do you all think of this news?