Redding triplets hailed as heroes after saving mom

A mother is hailing her 11-year-old triplet sons as heroes Friday and says they saved her life after she had an allergic reaction to an

REDDING - A mother is hailing her 11-year-old triplet sons as heroes Friday and says they saved her life after she had an allergic reaction to an antibiotic pill.

Theresa Bairasktaris says when she took the pill on Jan. 15, she could tell something was wrong instantly.

?I was trying to gasp for breath and I remember saying ?something?s happening to me, call daddy? and I passed out then,? says Bairasktaris.

Bairasktaris? three boys say they ran into the kitchen and called 911.

Bairasktaris says she later learned she had an adverse reaction to the new medication and suffered from congestive heart failure.

Officials say the situation could have ended up much worse had her sons not acted so quickly.

?They could have been 50. The way they acted. They just acted so fast, I am really blessed with three angels that I know are going to take care of me,? says Bairasktaris.

Bairasktaris recovered in Danbury Hospital for four days and says she is feeling fine now and plans to thank the boys by taking them to a special dinner this weekend.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Officials say a Norwalk woman was killed in 1 Woman killed in Norwalk fire
The slur has remained on the garage for 2 Stamford couple accrues fines over racial slur on garage
3 12 on Health: Foods that help fight diseases
The incident happened at 4700 block of Main 4 Driver trapped in car after Bridgeport crash
The event features deals and specials at two 5 Stamford Downtown holds Winter Restaurant Weeks

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE