Whew, ladies, come get into this story, it is really something to hear! SO. After being told by a doctor that they would be unable to have children, a young Pittsburgh couple just gave birth to triplets in a rare double pregnancy. Antonio Livingston and Dee Michelle announced their pregnancies, and how shocked they were, on Instagram, saying:
"Last year, my doctors told me that I wouldn't be able to have kids and would need surgery. But God said otherwise and gave us three healthy babies along with a completely healthy mother!"
Wait, what?! How did she end up pregnant with three babies, y'all?
Well, the parents-to-be are experiencing superfetation, an occurrence in which a second, new pregnancy takes place during an initial pregnancy, or when ovulation takes place while pregnant. This basically means that, although Dee was pregnant at the time, she was able to conceive again due to ovulation (she has dispelled rumors of a double utereus).
And what's even more interesting, one baby was conceived six days before the others and is fraternal while the younger siblings are identical.
The couple wrote:
"On January 18, Amani, Amber & Dream made their grand entrance into this world! I only see God when I look at my babies. Thank you God!🙏🏽 I birthed 3 perfect babies at 32 weeks, 1 day gestation. I am beyond for a smooth delivery and most importantly, healthy babies. Everything that I went through during my pregnancy was so worth it when I look at my babies! Amani and Amber are identical (even though these pictures don't look like it) and Dream is fraternal."
And although initially premature, the girls have all been reunited together and are now home with mom and dad.
Studies show that one in 250 pregnancies now result in naturally producing twins, and according to the Center for Disease Control, Black people have a slightly higher likelihood of conceiving twins.And although twin pregnancies are on the rise, triplet births are damn near unheard of in the Black community.
And because of its layers, the internet cannot get enough of this story.
Some sent well wishes:
Many heartstrings were pulled:
Some weighed in on their experiences:
Most were obsessed:
The couple answered a few questions:
But mostly, everyone sent love and light to the internet’s newborn, triplet nieces:
Dee Michelle and Antonio are currently at their very busy home with their beautiful daughters. You can keep up with their amazing story via social media, or their YouTube channel, where they answer all the questions we have.
Congratulations to this beautiful couple!
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