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Pregnant woman, expecting triplets, gets a fourth surprise

Monday, February 17, 2014 - 00:52

Feb 17 - A 42-year-old Mississippi woman, who was expecting to give birth to triplets, learns on the delivery table she's having quadruplets --- identical ones. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Kimberley Fugate was prepared to give birth to triplets. Hours into labor, however, doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center made a shocking discovery --- a fourth baby --- a quadruplet. Somehow, the little one's heartbeat had gone unnoticed on previous ultrasounds. The surprises for 42-year-old Fugate didn't end there. Doctors say all four girls --- Kenleigh Rosa, Kristen Sue, Kayleigh Pearl and Kelsey Roxanne --- are identical. Quadruplets, and especially identical ones are rare --- and almost unheard of in cases like Fugates where fertility treatments weren't used. All four girls are in neonatal intensive care after being born 13 weeks premature. Fugate and her husband hope to bring the girls home by early May.

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Pregnant woman, expecting triplets, gets a fourth surprise

Monday, February 17, 2014 - 00:52