It wasn't what Thomas and Amanda Stansel -- fittingly from Humble, Texas -- ever expected. The quiet, unassuming couple tied the knot in January 2007 in the Houston Texas Temple. Soon thereafter, they wanted to start a family.
But Amanda, 32, had health troubles that led the couple to consult medical help.
Through fertility treatments, the Stansels conceived but lost twins in 2008. Refusing to give up, the Stansels again tried fertility treatments. On April 1, they found out Amanda was expecting.
Not just one or two babies, but six -- four girls, two boys.