After childhood sweethearts Courtney and Eric Waldrop had their oldest son Saylor, a miscarriage tragically revealed that Courtney had a blood clotting disorder which could risk both baby and mother’s life, so they turned to fertility medication. The medication was a success when they got pregnant with their now five-year-old twins, Wales and Bridge. But they got the shock of their lives when trying again and discovering that Courtney was expecting six!
We’ll see the Waldrops’ journey from the beginning, with the first episode showing Courtney at 25-weeks pregnant and already on strict bedrest. Because they live over an hour from the hospital where a team of over 30 staff members are assigned to the Waldrop delivery, anxieties are high to make sure everything goes according to plan. Cameras follow the tail-end of Courtney’s pregnancy, including a gender reveal attended by the whole community, the arrival of all six babies and their immediate admittance to the NICU.
But as all parents know, the birth is only the beginning! We’ll see the Waldrops bringing their babies home, managing the medical concerns that come with premature birth especially during flu season, going through about 70 diapers a day and enlisting friends and family to help with round-the-clock care and feedings, all while continuing to care for Saylor, Wales and Bridge. Plus, Courtney and Eric know they need more income long-term and must make major decisions for their future, which includes the possibility of Courtney going back to work as a teacher soon. With so much to keep track of, how will Courtney and Eric manage their soccer-team sized household?