Can you give birth to two babies without knowing there are two?

long story short, I m writing a story and trying to figure out if theres a reasonable/believable explanation for how a woman (In medieval times) could give birth to twins, and not know about the 2nd child. Basically, its just her and her husband and when the first baby is born, he whisks it away before she can see... show more long story short, I m writing a story and trying to figure out if theres a reasonable/believable explanation for how a woman (In medieval times) could give birth to twins, and not know about the 2nd child. Basically, its just her and her husband and when the first baby is born, he whisks it away before she can see and when the second baby is born, he places it in her arms etc. My only issue is: How the heck can you not notice giving birth twice?
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