Woman conceives identical triplets — naturally

Posted at 9:58 AM, Oct 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-07 10:34:42-04

WEST ALLIS, Wisc.  (WITI) — Defying extremely rare odds, a Wisconsin woman has given birth to identical triplets — and the babies were conceived naturally.

Laura and Kevin Stier recently welcomed their baby girls, Hannah, Norah, and Lucy home. Laura said her pregnancy was both shocking and exciting, especially when the doctor confirmed what he saw in the ultrasound.

“I said ‘is everything okay?’ He said ‘yeah, I’m seeing three heartbeats.’ I think my heart stopped,” said Laura. ”That was a big shock especially since we used no fertility, no multiples in our family — there was nothing to lead us to believe this was even a possibility.”

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