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Quintuplets born to parents over Father's Day weekend

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This Father's Day, Michael Hoffman has not one, but five reasons to celebrate.

Michael and his wife Roxanna are the proud parents of five babies! Quintuplets to be exact!

His four daughters and one son are now under the watchful eye of specialists at the banner Good Samaritan NICU, as they continue to grow after being born Friday.

"They ranged in weight from about three pounds to four pounds, so again, very impressive all of good weight," said Katherine J. Weiss, MD, of Good Samaritan.

"Our biggest fear the whole time was their health and bringing them here and everything going the way it did, we're ready to bring them home," said Hoffman.

Roxanna is also recovering after being pregnant with the quintuplets for 31 weeks -- and one day.

"Originally they told us it was twins -- twice by ultrasound, and then we went in for the third one, and thank goodness, he was able to make that doctors appointment because I don't know how I would be able to explain that to anyone. So we went in and saw five heartbeats instead of two," said Roxanna.

Michael, who is a staff sergeant stationed at Luke Air Force Base, says he's incredibly excited to be a new dad to his five children.

The family is ready to start their next new chapter. "I'm excited for the journey that's about to start," said Roxanna.

"It will definitely make Father's Day a little bit more memorable now for the rest of my life," said Michael.

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