She had feared she might never have a baby of her own after years of failing to conceive.
So when Beata Bienias underwent IVF and doctors confirmed it had been a success, she and her husband were overjoyed. However, when they went for their first scan they received a surprise.
For not only was Mrs Bienias, 36, having a baby through IVF, the mother-to-be had also conceived twins naturally – meaning the couple were actually expecting triplets.
One fertility expert said she had never come across a pregnancy like it. Amelia and non-identical twins Matylda and Borys were born on December 13.