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Good things come in threes for Gateshead family

A couple from Gateshead have got their hands full after bringing their triplets home for the first time.

Jane and Graham Ackinclose spent two months in hospital with their babies after they were born prematurely at just 29 weeks.

Doctors in Middlesbrough and Newcastle helped them to get stronger - and four months in, Emily, Sam and Will are getting bigger - and cuter - by the day.

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Premature triplets arrive home

Emily, Sam and Will Ackinclose at home in Winlaton, Gateshead. Credit: ITV News

The parents of triplets born 11 weeks early have finally been able to bring them home.

Emily, Will and Sam Ackinclose, from Winlaton, Gateshead, weighed just two pounds each when they were born in November.

Jane and Graham Ackinclose at home with the triplets. Credit: ITV News
Emily, Sam and Will Ackinclose at home in Winlaton, Gateshead. Credit: ITV News