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Some research suggests that having multiples increases a parent's risk of mental health concerns — like depression and anxiety — before and after the children are born. Don't be afraid to admit it, parents advise. Emotional support can help. Terry Vine/Getty Images hide caption

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Audrey Degraaf (left) found out this summer that she's pregnant with triplets. Lorie Shelley gave birth to triplets — two boys and a girl — nearly 20 years ago. Courtesy of Audrey Degraaf; Lorie Shelley hide caption

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Courtesy of Audrey Degraaf; Lorie Shelley

Color Coding Your Babies And Other Tips For Raising Triplets

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Nurses tend newborns at Sloane Hospital for Women in New York City. Pat Carroll/Getty hide caption

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