'Spontaneous' quadruplets, or quadruplets who are conceived without the aid of any fertility drugs, are very rare, according to David Moses, MD, the Oakwood-affiliated doctor who delivered the four infants last week.
said the odds were about one in more than 500,000.
"It's very rare," said Moses
The quadruplets were delivered last Tuesday, after about 28 weeks in the womb.
They are recovering in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center
in Dearborn because their lungs were not yet fully developed.
said pre-term deliveries were common with women pregnant with multiple babies.
"The issue is trying to get the patients as far along as you can during pregnancy," he