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Kentucky woman gives birth to quintuplets on Mother's Day

LEXINGTON -- Briana Driskell marked her first Mother's Day after giving birth to healthy quintuplets at a Kentucky hospital. Her next goal is bringing them home.

Media outlets reported the three girls and two boys were delivered May 2 at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

The 29-year-old Driskell entered the hospital in her 22nd week. The babies were delivered by cesarian section at 28 weeks.

UK chief of neonatal medicine Dr. Peter Gianonne said the babies are doing well in the neonatal intensive care unit. The babies' names are Zoey, Asher, Gavin, Dakota and Hollyn.

It was the second quintuplet birth at UK Hospital in less than a year.

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