Birth of sextuplets reported from Sri Lanka

Thursday, 21 October 2021 - 8:32

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The birth of the first sextuplets (six babies born of one pregnancy) in the country was reported today (21) at a private hospital in Colombo.

The babies were delivered by Caesarean sections between 12:16 and 12:18 this morning under the guidance of Professor Tiran Dias.

The happy parents were blessed with three daughters and three sons.

Hospital sources stated that all six babies, born to a 31-year-old, are in good health.

Only the second child born is currently under intensive medical supervision.

The mother and father of the twins are residents of the IDH area in Colombo.