Image: Identical Triplets born in Sacramento
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TODAY   |  December 05, 2013

What are the odds? Identical triplets born naturally

Identical triplets born without the aid of fertility treatments, as recently occurred in California, are a rarity; doctors say the mathematical odds against such births are astronomical.

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>>> two parents may not be getting sleep after having, wait for it, identical twins. they conceived triplets. i said twins, without fertility treatments. they are all healthy. they will stay in the hospital until they gain weight. the doctors say identical triplets without fertility drugs cannot be calculated. let's send it back to the triplets. i'm imsfrommed they had twins and it was triplets.

>> when thes and a spare.

>> talk about the work they will have to do.

>> nap time.

>> i was a twin. teenagers are worse when the baby