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Three months ago we purchased two "male" guinea pigs, who my fiancee named Chocolate and Turbo. We had them sexed by a vet (who will no longer be our vet, this same mistake happened with my cat three years ago).
About a week ago we noticed Chocolate getting to be very fat. We had an appointment for the vet to look at him, thinking he was impacted or overeating. Following preliminary advice we cut down their feeding.
Today we came home to find we now have four guinea pigs. Edit: Possibly five, we still haven't gotten a decent look. There's one that looks like a miniature Chocolate, brown with a white spot on its head, and one that appears to be a calico, and possibly a mostly black one. The third might have been the calico from a different angle.
So... Short term: Do we need to know anything about new born guinea pigs? Do we need to change the mother's feeding? Does the father have to be isolated (He probably will be anyway pending neuterings all around)?
She's currently nursing them. They're dry, eyes open, moving around a little bit. They're hiding and she's being very protective, we've limited our interference to viewing from about a foot away so far, we gave them fresh food but were very careful to leave the box they're all in alone. Father's separated now, some google-fu suggests the female can get pregnant hours or at most a day or two after the birth, we don't want to stress her out nursing while carrying a second litter (and we're not really prepared to deal with more guinea pigs on top of the new three). Temporary lodgings are much smaller than I'd like to have him in, but we'll be getting a substantially larger permanent cage set up for all five soon. We'll move mom and the babies into that and give Turbo the existing cage until we're sure everybody's properly sterilized.