As the doctor began her examination during the scan, she delivered the bombshell. She said, “I have something to tell you that may surprise you.
” Zahra’s mind immediately jumped to the word “twins” or something similar, but what followed stunned her and her husband: they were expecting triplets! It was a monumental discovery that altered everything.
Two of the three infants shared a placenta, while Cephia had her own. The placenta is a vital organ that protects and nourishes the developing fetus in the uterus. Initially,
physicians believed they were dealing with boy and female identical twins. However, it wasn’t until the seventeenth scan that they determined they were all female. Zahra recalls being perpetually