Four young boys (Kenneth, Nathan, Brandon, and Joel) and 3 women (Alexis, Natalie, and Kelsey) who had been raised in Carlisle, Iowa. Delivered more than 8 weeks prematurely, they truly became the initial surviving septuplets ever sold. These were conceived through fertility medications. During their births, they weighed between two pounds and five ounces (Kelsey) and three pounds and four ounces (Kenneth). Two from the septuplets — Nathan and Alexis — experienced from cerebral palsy. These were delivered in Des Moines, Iowa to a family group that included parents Bobbi and Kenny and old sister Mikayla. Costs Clinton individually phoned their family members to congratulate them.