Triplets Kodi, Cooper and Summer Gardiner were born at Ipswich Hospital this month.
Triplets Kodi, Cooper and Summer Gardiner were born at Ipswich Hospital this month. Contributed

Three's a blessing: Record-breaking triplets born in Ipswich

FERNVALE couple Katie Smith and Andrew Gardiner are counting their blessings - along with 30 fingers and 30 toes - after welcoming the first triplets delivered at Ipswich Hospital in more than 10 years, according to West Moreton Health.

Babies Kodi, Cooper and Summer Gardiner have already melted the hearts of Ipswich Hospital staff following their safe arrival on the morning of October 2nd.

Mum Katie already has two older boys (Zayne, 11 and Zac, 6) and said she was in shock when she received the news her family was going to be super-sized, while partner Andrew was "over the moon."

"He couldn't believe it - he was so excited to have triplets," she said.

"There is no history of twins or triplets in my family and I was just shocked to hear the news.

Read the full story at The Queensland Times


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