The miracle triplets: Sisters who doctors said would not survive pregnancy celebrate fourth birthday with a loving hug

The miracle triplets: Sisters who doctors said would not survive pregnancy celebrate fourth birthday with a loving hugDoctors warned that IVF babies born 10 weeks premature could be blind or brain damagedOne of the three developed an infection in intensive care and medics said she had less than a day to live Miracle triplets Holly, Cara and Kate Thirkell share a loving hug – after defying doctors who said they would never live. The outlook for the trio was bleak from the moment they were conceived, with medics giving little hope of all three surviving until the end of their mother’ s pregnancy. At one point their devastated parents, Anne and Lawrence, who live near Aberdeen, were warned that even if the girls did survive they would likely be blind or brain damaged.