In nine minutes, a Nigerian US-based woman, Thelma Chiaka gave birth to six babies – four boys and two girls, at the Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston.
The babies, who weighed between 1lb 12oz to 2lb and 14oz, were delivered between 4.50am and 4.59am.
According to the hospital, the odds of having sextuplets is one in 4.7billion
Thankfully, the babies are in stable condition and are receiving care in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.
Congratulations to Thelma!
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
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