The mother of Iraq’s first surviving septuplets is in good health after giving birth to six girls and one boy. In a rarest of the rare case in medical history, at a hospital in the Diyali Province of eastern Iraq, a woman gave birth to seven babies: six girls and one male. This natural birth is now said to be the first septuplet birth in the country. According to a report in Times Now, the mother and the children are in ‘perfect condition’ after the delivery and images taken shortly after the birth have now gone viral on the internet.
A health department spokesperson said that it was a natural birth and the 25-year-old mother was ‘perfectly healthy’ after delivering seven babies in a day. Youssef Fadl, father of the newborn babies said he and his wife had no plans to expand their family, but now they must look after ten children.
At the Sait George University Hospital in Lebanon, a mother gave birth to sextuplets – three girls and three boys – last year. Sian Williams and Aaron Palfrey have given birth to identical triplets against all odds. “I was excited to be having one baby, but in the scan, the doctor picked up two heartbeats and then the third one. One little egg had created three miracles. The doctors told us they were identical and the odds of that happening without fertility drugs was one in 200 million,” Sian was quoted by Lad Bible. “We were utterly speechless and taken aback. We found out we were expecting three girls at our 15-week ultrasound “Added he.