Friday, May 22, 2009
Belfast Mom Welcomes Ireland's First Set Of Sextuplets
The four girls and two boys, who weighed between 1lb 7oz and 2lb 2oz, are believed to be conceived naturally, without the aid of IVF.
The babies were delivered by caesarian section and were 14 weeks premature.
The amazing 5 minute birth was attended by 30 medical staff.
Neonatal consultant Clifford Mayes said the six babies were in intensive care and doing as well as could be expected for arriving so early.
The babies' parents have requested that the family's privacy is respected and they will not be available for photographs.Related Articles: