SO ADORABLE! Nigerian Couple In The United States Give Birth To Sextuplets (Photos)

at 01:16 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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United States -based Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo have been blessed with septuplets: three boys and three girls after 17 years of trying to conceive.


The children were born on May 11 at VCU Medical center in Richmond, Virginia.

They said they were actually expecting four after hearing four heartbeats when they went to their first ultrasound in November.

The story changed however in January during another ultrasound when they were told of two more.

A team of 40 medical professionals were on hand to help deliver the babies through c-section.

The team was put through drills and resuscitation exercises ahead of the high risk birth, according to Susan Lanni, the medical director of labor and delivery at the hospital.

“A typical labour and delivery shift includes one, perhaps two premature births, usually with time in between,” Lanni said.

“We had to coordinate with our colleagues in the NICU for six premature babies to be delivered simultaneously.”

The kids weighed between 0.49 kilogramme (1 pound 10 ounces) to 0.97 kilogram (2 pounds 15 ounces) at birth.

The sextuplets remain in the intensive care unit although their mother has been discharged.

But the high-risk birth required a team of 40 people, who practised drills and resuscitation exercises in advance, according to Susan Lanni, the medical director of labor and delivery at the hospital.

“I hope for the smallest of my six children to grow up and say “I was so small, and look at me now,” said Ajibola.
schmit at 01:21 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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Congratulations
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gogoman at 01:25 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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nice one
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Wazubia at 01:39 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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 Cry Cry Cry I cry for the woman. Anyway congratulations.
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SweetDaddy1 at 03:38 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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Congratulations.... Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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morgan1 at 04:36 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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Kongratulations oooo,,,,,
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Ufuoma_ at 05:34 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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Wow. This couple might  have gone through  a lot trying to conceive for so many yrs. Thank God  for medical science they got double. I wish the babies good health always and may God give the parents strength to care for them all.
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angesco at 05:36 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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CONGRATULATIONS.

And with a TEAM of 40 skilled staff.

And I bet you the hospital will NOT hold the family HOSTAGE if they do not have medical insurance or cannot pay their bill. That ONLY happens in Nigeria!
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etimuku at 07:45 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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Thank God say this no be luth, we for hear different stories ni 
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realbaby2 at 10:28 PM, 27/05/2017 (1 year ago)
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Congrats
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osayan1 at 01:49 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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wao,dats miracle
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ruthie at 11:46 AM, 11/08/2017 (10 months ago)
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GOD IS GOOD
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