When Jody Kinsey of Miles City, Montana, learned last summer that she was pregnant with triplets, everyone in the family was surprised. Everyone, that is, except for her husband, Jase. After the triplets were born, the 29-year-old father told The Billings Gazette:
My dad’s a multiple. I just kind of had that feeling that it would get me sooner or later.
As Jody, 30, wasn’t receiving fertility treatment, the chances of that actually happening were one in a million, according to Dr. Dana Damron, a maternal fetal medicine physician at the Billings Clinic where the babies were delivered. He said:
To have a patient with spontaneous identical triplets is incredibly rare.
The babies were born early in December, at 32 weeks, which is not unusual for triplets, according to Billings Clinic’s registered nurse Tiffany Draayer. The first one to be born, Cade, is already out of intensive care and will soon be joined by his brothers Ian and Milo, KULR reports. (Scroll down for the video report.)
1. Jody Kinsey of Miles City, Montana, gave birth to identical triplets, which are an extremely rare case for women not undergoing fertility treatment.
2. Ian, Milo and Cade are healthy, according to clinic officials, who say they’ll be ready to go home once they can eat on their own.
3. The triplets were kept in intensive care due to being born premature at 32 weeks, though medical staff say this is normal for triplets.
Nurse Draayer said:
You take care of their oxygenation, make sure they’re breathing well. All three of them did really well, and they just have to work on eating. Once they can all eat, and don’t have to be tube-fed for their feedings for a few days, then they get to go home.
Dr. Damron added that, considering the difficulty in delivering triplets, the pregnancy went as smoothly as possible. He said:
When you see a patient with triplets, you take a deep breath and realize all sorts of complications that can occur. But when it turns out well in the end, itΓÇÖs one of the most amazing experiences.
The triplets’ father is already looking ahead at all the things his triplets could do later in life, which other children could not. He said:
They can scheme together and get it figured out to where, “Okay you’re better at math, so you go to my math class, and you go to my math class, and I’ll go to English, ’cause I’m better at English”.
Their mother, on the other hand, was only focused on bringing the triplets back home to join their six-year-old brother Jax.
4. The triplets’ father, Jase, is already envisioning his three sons causing hijinks as identical siblings.
And here is the video report:
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