Nigerian woman, Chiaka Thelma gives birth to six babies in the U.S.
A Nigerian woman, Chiaka Thelma has welcomed six babies at the Woman’s Hospital of Texas over the weekend.
According to the hospital, on its Twitter handle, the odds of having sextuplets are estimated to be one in 4.7 billion.
The hospital said the six babies were made up of four boys and two girls.
The babies were born at weights ranging from 1 pound (0.4kg), 12 ounces (0.3kg) to 2 pounds (0.9kg), and 14 ounces (0.39kg).
They are in stable condition and will continue to receive care in the hospital’s advanced neonatal intensive care unit, according to the release.
Did you know that the odds of having #sextuplets are estimated at one in 4.7 billion? We were honored to welcome Thelma Chiaka's four sons and two daughters early this morning! https://t.co/7RL7V3FOBk pic.twitter.com/x9QCEhpHiO
— TheWomansHospTX (@TheWomansHospTX) March 15, 2019