- Malian Ministry of Health disclosed Halima Cisse gave birth to five girls and four boys through the caesarean section
- The 25-year-old had been under the watchful eyes of doctors in Bamako for two weeks but was transferred to Morocco for specialised care under the orders of interim President Bah Ndaw
- Netizens were amazed by the news, and most termed it a blessing in 'fertile' Africa
A 25-year-old woman in Mali has given birth to nine babies making history as one of the few women in the world to deliver nonuplets.
According to a statement by the Ministry of Health in the West African country, the woman identified as Halima Cisse was expected to give birth to seven babies, but an ultrasound did not detect two more babies in her womb.
The ministry disclosed Cisse gave birth to five girls and four boys through the caesarean section.
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Halima had been under the watchful eyes of doctors in Bamako for two weeks but was transferred to Morocco for specialised care under the orders of interim President Bah Ndaw.
Mali Health Minister Fanta Siby said the proud mother and her children were doing well and would return home in several weeks' time.
Netizens were amazed by the news, and most termed it a blessing in 'fertile' Africa.
Briefly News sampled some reactions.
Philip McCloude said:
"Mali woman gives birth to nine babies! What a blessing, fertile Africa."
Tana Poindexter wrote:
"Nine babies, this is just amazing and the first time ever wow."
Pink Maiden commented:
"Just wow, women’s bodies are amazing!"
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