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Published May 07, 2014, 12:40 PM

Florida woman welcomes natural triplets at age 47 (w/ video)

Miami, FL (CNN) - A mother who thought it was impossible to get pregnant at age 47 is welcoming home triplets in time for Mother's Day. Sharon Lewis is being released from a Miami hospital two months after giving birth to her three new sons.

By: Lynn Martinez, CNN

Miami, FL (CNN) - A mother who thought it was impossible to get pregnant at age 47 is welcoming home triplets in time for Mother's Day. Sharon Lewis is being released from a Miami hospital two months after giving birth to her three new sons.

When Sharon Lewis learned she became pregnant at the age of 47 she was shocked. But an even bigger surprise came a few months later when she learned she was having not one…not two...but three babies!

Sharon Lewis – Mother: "The tears rolled, because it was unexpected. I went with A and B, but she said C like she was going go some more alphabet."

The already mother of two had no intention of getting pregnant. In fact, she thought it was impossible because of her age. Doctors are also stunned.

Dr. Salih Y. Yasin – University of Miami Health System: "For it to occur by itself is very rare, and for her to have triplets is another rarity, and for all of them to be healthy and good is another rarity."

Dylan, Denere and Denard -- all three delivered on March 18th through C-section at 30 weeks, each weighing about 2 pounds. Since then they've been cared for at the Holtz children hospital in Miami. Doctors say all of them are healthy, thriving and ready to go home to their family.

Sharon Lewis: "Everybody is so excited, and so supportive...I'm glad to be taking my babies home on Mother’s Day weekend."

The new mom says she's ready for the challenge of raising her three boys, and already has plenty of support from her family. She will need it.

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