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Identical triplets born in California

Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 00:42

Dec. 5 - Doctors say the births are extremely rare, especially because they didn't involve fertility treatments. Jennifer Davis reports.

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SOUNDBITE: HANNAH HEPNER, MOM OF TRIPLETS SAYING: "It's overwhelming to think of everything to come." Hannah and Tom Hepner have just been blessed - three fold. Meet their 10-day-old identical triplets - Abby, Laurel and Brin. SOUNDBITE: TOM HEPNER, DAD OF TRIPLETS SAYING: "She has a little birthmark." They're already looking for ways to tell their girls apart, even as they deal with the shock. Multiples don't run in their family and they weren't using fertility drugs. Doctors say the odds of this happening are somewhere between one in a million and one in 100 million. SOUNDBITE: HANNAH HEPNER, MOM OF TRIPLETS SAYING: "When we first found out, we just sort of laughed in that nervous way." There can be complications with multiple births, but the girls are doing better than expected and should head home in a few weeks.

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Identical triplets born in California

Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 00:42