Woman From Mali Gives Birth to 9 Babies in Morocco

Woman From Mali Gives Birth to 9 Babies in Morocco

A 25-year old woman has given birth to nine babies – two more than doctors had detected in scans.

Halima Cisse – who is from Mali – gave birth to the nonuplets at a hospital in Morocco yesterday (May 4) after being flown there for specialist care in March.

Halima has become a mum to five girls and four boys and all are said to be “doing well”. All were delivered by caesarean section.

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Halima’s pregnancy fascinated many in Mali and many doctors in the West African nation had been concerned for her welfare and the chances of the babies’ survival

However, Mali’s health minister – Fanta Siby – confirmed “the newborns and the mother are all doing well” and added that it will be several weeks until they can go home.

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