Halima Cisse, a 25 year old woman from Mali has given birth to 9 babies (nonuplets) according to the Mali’s Health Ministry.
Halima was expected to give birth to 7 babies according to her ltrasounds conducted in Morocco and Mali that missed two of the siblings. All were delivered by C-section.
This news of having 7babies attracted a lot attention internationally as well as of the local leaders across western Africa. The doctos declared in March, tha Halima need special care. “The country’s transitional leader, Bah Ndaw, ordered that she be sent to Morocco, where she gave birth to five girls and four boys, according to Mali’s health ministry” as reported in The Guardian.
“The mother and babies are doing well so far,” Mali’s health minister, Fanta Siby, told Agence France-Presse, adding that she had been kept informed by the Malian doctor who accompanied Cisse to Morocco.
They nonuplets and the mother due to return home in several weeks’ time.
– sourced from The Guardian