Baltimore Woman Gives Birth to Rare Identical Triplets

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Identical twins are extremely rare, representing only about .3% of all births–and identical triplets are even more rare, representing fewer than 1 in every 60,000 births.

Earlier this month, the Hewitt family of Baltimore joined the extremely exclusive tribe of families with identical triplets when Kristen Hewitt gave birth to Tripp, Finn, and Ollie. They were the first set of identical triplets to ever be born at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

The triplets were born in early October, and are doing well. Their parents have devised a system of colored bracelets to help tell them apart, ABC News reports. You can follow along with their parenting progress on their blog, Hewitt Hat Trick (get it?!).



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