October 03, 2023

Three is a magic number: North Korea’s fascination with triplets

Three kids all in one go can be quite a handful - but in the DPRK, two's company, and three's even better

Triplets are very rare, much rarer than twins. According to statistics, only less than 0.1% of births result in three kids in one go.

The birth of triplets, quite an unusual occasion, can be quite the surprise for a couple, as they immediately have to readjust their plans for the future.