Woman Gives Birth To Quintuplets; One Dies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Two boys and two girls were listed in serious but stable condition this morning, but a fifth baby born to an advertising executive and her husband has died.
Laurie Muldoon gave birth to quintuplets within three minutes early Tuesday, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital reported. The infants weighed 2 to 3 pounds each.
Sean, the last of the babies born, died Tuesday afternoon, the hospital said. The other babies are named Caroline, Caitlyn, Thomas and Brian.
Mrs. Muldoon and her husband, Joseph, live in the Philadelphia area and have two other children: Matthew, 5, and Michael, about 2, the hospital said.
Mrs. Muldoon is an account executive at the Philadelphia advertising firm of Weightman Inc. Her husband is an industrial real estate salesman.
The hospital would not say whether Mrs. Muldoon was taking fertility drugs.