Woman gives birth to quintuplets after 16 years of childlessness

Woman gives birth to quintuplets after 16 years of childlessness

- A Nigerian woman recently became a mother after 16 years of marriage without a child

- Identified as Susan Egenti, she was delivered of the babies at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja

- The 44-year-old was delivered through a cesarean section on 6 November 2019

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

For many women, the joy of motherhood is something to look forward to. While others have been lucky not having to wait for a child, the same cannot be said for others whose journey to motherhood has not been easy.

These are beautiful times for a woman who recently became a mother after 16 years of being married without a child. Identified as Susan Egenti, she was delivered of a set of quintuplets on November 6.

The 44-year-old woman, an indigene of Nando in Nigeria, has delivered through a caesarean section.

Woman gives birth to quintuplets after 16 years of childlessness

A picture of the babies at the Intensive Care Unit/Daily Trust
Source: UGC

READ MORE: Enhle Mbali's mom, Bongi, shares powerful message to her daughter

The quintuplets; three boys and two baby girls, were placed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital and are reportedly hale and hearty.

According to Daily Trust, the nurses stated that four of the babies were born healthy, measuring the average weight of a newborn, except one who was underweight and was weighed in at 1.9 Kg.

In her interview with Daily Trust, Egenti said within her 16 years of marriage, she had taken all medical options (except IVF) to get a baby but to no avail until she had the quintuplets. She said she resorted to traditional/herbal remedies to conceive a child but that was also futile, leaving her in perpetual despair.

Briefly.co.za gathered that she described the birth of her babies as an enormous blessing from God as it was her first and only pregnancy since she got married in 2003.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel