- A woman in Somalia has delivered five children at once at the Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Hospital
- The hospital made the disclosure on Twitter on Monday, August 3, saying the woman and her five babies are healthy
- Health workers at the hospital that delivered the babies have been commended for a job well done
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A Somali woman has given birth to quintuplets at the Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Hospital. The unidentified woman gave birth on Monday, August 3.
The disclosure was made on Twitter by the hospital, which noted that it is one of the rarest births in the world.
The mother and her babies are healthy and now monitored by doctors at the hospital.
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The Turkish-run hospital in Mogadishu expressed gratitude to its health workers who made it possible for the woman to deliver safely
A photograph of the team that delivered the babies was posted alongside the tweet.
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The tweet read: “A mom gave birth 5 little babies (quintuplets) in our hospital, one of the rarest births in the world. The Mom and her babies are healthy and now monitored by our doctors. Thanks to our health professionals who made this possible."
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In other news, a 64-year-old Ugandan woman identified as Safinah Namukwaya has given birth after 24 years of marriage.
The woman, who got married to her husband Badru Walusimbi in 1996, live in Nunda Village in Lwabenge Sub County, Kalungu District, How Africa reports.
The woman tried having babies in her first marriage (1973-1987) with another man, but had an ectopic pregnancy where the baby developed outside the main cavity of the uterus and did not survive.
The woman, who hit menopause at the age of 45, has finally been blessed with a child with her second husband despite her advanced age.
Meanwhile, it previously reported that a thought-provoking video clip emerged of a young couple as the lady insisted that her boyfriend must kneel down on his knee before proposing marriage to her.
The young man refused and told her that kneeling down should not be considered as love.
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