In the days before advanced blood tests and sonograms, many of the questions of pregnancy had to wait until the moment of delivery. Or deliveries.
The Pelosis were expecting a child. They even had a name picked out. But after Jennie Pelosi delivered three babies 65 years ago this week, deciding on two more names was the first in a long list of adjustments that were certain to come as the parents of three newborns.
"Parents decide on a name for one baby — then 3 arrive"
"Three tiny girls slept peacefully in incubators in Millard Fillmore Hospital's Premature Nursery today as their slim, dark-haired mother thumbed frantically through a baby book to find suitable names for them.
" 'You see, we had no idea that we’d be having triplets,' Mrs. Jennie Pelosi, 26, explained."