UK mother gives birth to sextuplets

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May 23, 2009 00:35

A British hospital said Friday that a mother in Northern Ireland has given birth to sextuplets. The babies, four girls and two boys, are the first sextuplets born in the United Kingdom in more than 20 years. Neonatal consultant Dr. Clifford Mayes said that the children were born through Cesarean section within five minutes of each other. Mayes said the babies were being cared for in intensive care in Belfast.


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