A dad has revealed how his rare identical triplet daughters were conceived naturally after he had a reverse vasectomy.
Chad Doss, 31, from Franklin, Indiana, had the snip after having two children - aged nine and 12 – with his first wife.
But when he married Amanda, they decided they wanted to start a family of their own, and so the dad had the reversal operation.
His urologist gave him about a 66 per cent chance of being able to father a child within the first five years of getting his vasectomy reversed.
Chad said: "We were thinking, we'll try for one and grow our family just a little bit."
When Amanda, 27, found out she was pregnant, she was 'overjoyed' – then doctors revealed there were three identical girls.
"That was just the icing on the cake," she said.
Chad told Today.com: "It's unbelievable that let alone we had a reversal, but then for us to have three and they're identical, it's a miracle. We're very blessed.
"It's beyond a miracle . . . It's unbelievable."
Avery, Cassidy and Bentley Doss arrived on December 30 after 31 weeks and a labour lasting just an hour.
They were named for their position in the womb though they were not delivered in ABC order.
The first to arrive was Avery, who weighed 3lbs 15oz; followed by Cassidy at 3lbs 11oz; and last came Bentley, the heaviest at 4lbs 3oz .