Multiple Births Sextuplets

One of Six Babies Born in B.C. Passes Away

Heartbreaking news has emerged regarding the sextuplets born in Vancouver a little over a week ago. Sadly, sources have confirmed that one of the babies has passed away. The hospital, bound by privacy regulations, is unable to disclose any further details.

Following the leaked reports of Canada’s first set of sextuplets being born, B.C. Children’s Hospital held a press conference last Monday. However, spokesman Peter Chech has refused to confirm or deny the recent fatality, explaining that he has not received any instructions from the parents to make a statement.

When the news of the sextuplets’ birth first broke, officials revealed that the parents, who are Jehovah’s Witnesses, wished to protect their anonymity. The information shared was limited to the fact that each baby weighed less than two pounds and that they were born prematurely at 25 weeks, just over halfway through a typical 40-week pregnancy.

In light of this devastating loss, our thoughts are with the parents and their remaining five babies. Understandably, many people are concerned about their well-being. We hope that the hospital can provide a general update on the babies’ conditions, even without specific details.

Toronto Star

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Lisa Arneill

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