Miracle premature quadruplets celebrate first birthday

Quads defy the odds to make it to their milestone birthday celebrations, after being born at 28 weeks

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When baby quadruplets Bethany, Ellie, Lucy and Millie defied the odds of one-in-a-million when they were born at 28 weeks last year, their parents were warned that they might not survive. However, the quads did make it – and they’ve just celebrated their first birthday!

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The quads, who were conceived naturally, we born 12 weeks premature after their mum, Gillian Holden, 35, suffered from pre-eclampsia. However, the little girls are today healthy and ready to celebrate their first birthday, though their first six months of life was spent in hospital.

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“To have all of them ready to celebrate their first birthday is huge. I can take a breath and say, ‘I can relax, they’re home now for good.’ I’ve got them a cake made with their names on it,” mum Gillian said, the Mirror reports.

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