Texas Sextuplets Are All Now Home

HOUSTON (September 18, 2012)--The last of the Houston-area sextuplets who remained hospitalized after being born prematurely on April 23 has gone home, officials with the Texas Children's Pavilion for Women in Houston said.

Leah Perkins was discharged Monday.

Lauren and David Perkins of Pearland now have all three sons and three daughters home.

The other children are Andrew, Levi, Benjamin, Allison and Caroline.

They were born about 10 weeks prematurely.

Meanwhile, hospital officials Monday announced that a Louisiana woman has given birth to quintuplets.

Sarah and Bruce Plauche of Lake Charles, La., are the parents of three boys and two girls delivered Sept. 7.

The children ranged in weight from 2 pounds, 4 ounces, to 2 pounds, 9 ounces.

Owen Parker, Reece William, Miles Shepherd, Tessa Quinn and Corrine Elise were born prematurely and remained hospitalized Tuesday.

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