A 25 year—Old woman of Isofu village in Mbala district of Northern Province has given birth to quadruplets and all are girls.
The babies which were delivered from home on Monday this week and were brought to Mbala general hospital are in stable condition although one has since died yesterday due to health complication.
Dr Stanford Sumaili has confirmed to ZANIS that three remaining babies are under medical observation in the neonatal intensive care unit in Mbala general hospital.
Dr Sumaili said both the mother Ireen Namemba and babies who were delivered on Monday from home weighed ranging between 1.5 and to 1.2kg are in stable condition and the mother is now able to breastfeed.
“We are happy that so far the babies are stable and we are continued doing everything to keep it that way” Dr Sumaili said.
And the mother of the children Ireen Namemba has appealed to government and well-wishers for support to look after the children
She has stated that the number of her children after the delivery of the four babies are now seven adding that she will have difficulties taking care of them as the father does not work but just depends on piece works for survival.
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