Having a child for the first time is never easy – I mean, the work that goes into ensuring kids are consistently happy and healthy can be pretty overwhelming for any parent. Yes, it’s a cliché, but it really does take a village to raise a child, and needless to say, it’s much harder for parents who have more than one child.

Check out Buzzfeed’s take on what your first month as a parent might look like:

Now, imagine being just 23 years old, and suddenly having four infants to look after, without any kind of prior experience raising a family. Well, that’s exactly the case for Doreen Ching – at the age of 23, she gave birth to quadruplets, and it changed absolutely everything about her life.

One thing that she found particularly difficult to deal with was the physical change to her body that occurred during the pregnancy and following the birth of her four babies.