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Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson The Douglas County Hospital nursery was filled with multiples last week as four women gave birth to four sets of twins within four days. Along with these eight, another four single-birth infants were born, bringing the maternity ward grand total to 12 babies and eight moms on July 2.

Four sets of twins born in four days

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One, two, three, four sets of twins in four days?

It's true and it happened last week at the Douglas County Hospital.

According to the nursing staff, things have run smoothly with everyone pulling together for their patients.


Since none of the deliveries were scheduled, the extra arrivals required a real team effort with nurses working double shifts, staying late, calling in extra help and some offering to come over from other departments.

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