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Mom Supposed to Have Twins Discovered She Was Having Triplets at 7 Months of Pregnancy | “We Were Overjoyed”
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Mom Supposed to Have Twins Discovered She Was Having Triplets at 7 Months of Pregnancy | “We Were Overjoyed”

Hidden triplet syndrome is "not as uncommon as you would think," according to Dr. Sean Daneshmand.

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When Genevieve Knox became pregnant at age 39, she was taken aback. The surprises, however, didn't stop there. The result of her singleton pregnancy was triplets. The first twist occurred during her ultrasound at 20 weeks of pregnancy, when the ultrasound technician abruptly became silent. “She’s like, ‘Wait, you’re having twins?’ And I said, ‘No, I’m not,’” Knox tells TODAY Parents. “Then I looked up and I could see clear as day that there were two babies.” She said that during the first trimester, she declined to get a nuchal translucency test, or NT scan. Knox had received thorough prenatal tests because of her advanced maternal age.

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“All the blood work came back normal, so my doctor asked me if I wanted to wave the nuchal and I said, ‘Oh, sure.' I was working full-time and it was just one less appointment,’” Knox recalls.