Brady Christopher, Eli Benjamin, Ryan Patrick, Jackson Robert, Charlie Craig and lone girl Mac Kenzie Margaret arrived more than 2 months early on September 1, 2007 weighing between two and three pounds each.

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It is also possible for sextuplets to include one or more sets of monozygotic twins among the six individuals.

Sextuplets can be all male, all female, or a combination of both.

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Very few incidences of spontaneous conception of sextuplets have been reported; nearly all of the sextuplet births in the last 30 years were the result of fertility enhancements such as ovulation-stimulating drugs.

Sextuplets do not necessarily have to share the same birthdate.Monozygotic multiples will always be of the same gender.Facts About Multiples records 179 sets of sextuplets in the world as of November 2007.Sextuplets can be fraternal (multizygotic), identical (monozygotic) or a combination of both.Multizygotic sextuplets occur from six unique egg/sperm combinations.During a pregnancy with sextuplets, a mother will gain 40-100 pounds.