Northern Sask. parents welcome quadruplets into the world on Leap Year Day

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A family from northern Saskatchewan marked Leap Year Day like virtually no one else — by bringing quadruplets into the world.

Savannah Ratt and Gilbert Merasty welcomed Aleah, Beautiful, Celia and Dominic on Feb. 29, 2024, at the children’s hospital in Saskatoon.

The four babies and mom are doing well, Merasty said.

“[Savannah] is doing really well. She’s up and walking around, in high spirits,” Merasty said.

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The couple is from La Ronge, Sask., which is about 350 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon. 

Ratt was staying close to Saskatoon because of the pregnancy, but Merasty works for a diamond company that’s located even further north. 

When Ratt called to say the babies

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