I’ve heard of silver, gold, even cotton and paper for the wedding anniversary. But Amanda and Matthew Faher gave each other three big gifts for their third wedding anniversary – rare identical triplets.
All boys (remember, they’re identical), the babies were born in a Pittsburgh hospital to the Fahers, both attornies on Sept. 30. Amanda was thirty-three weeks along when doctors decided to take the boys (delivering in room 1233 – another cool numerical twist) because she’d developed pre-eclampsia.
Although multiple births are becoming more and more common, the kids are by and large fraternal, making the Fahers’ case extremely rare. One egg splitting into three is considered a one-in-a-million (or should that be three-in-a-million) chance. The couple told the media they did not use fertility drugs for conception.
But they do have multiples on either side of the family.
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