Multiple Births

Texas Mom Gives Birth To Sextuplets!

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas today announced the arrival of a rare set of sextuplets to mom Thelma Chiaka.

With odds estimated at one in 4.7 billion the babies arrival is very exciting. The two sets of twin boys and one set of twin girls were born Sunday morning between 4:50 and 4:59 a.m.

The babies were born at weights ranging from one pound, 12 ounces and two pounds, 14 ounces. The hospital said they are are in stable condition and will continue to receive care in the hospital’s advanced neonatal intensive care unit.

The medical team of Dr. Ziad Haidar, Dr. Sharmeel Khaira and Dr. Israel Simchowitz say the mom is doing well.

As of 10:30 this morning, Thelma had only named her daughters Zina and Zuriel. The boys are still waiting to be named.

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Lisa Arneill

Founder of Growing Your Baby and World Traveled Family. Canadian mom of 2 boys, photo addict, lover of bulldogs, and museumgoer. Always looking for our next vacation spot!

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