This is an impressive feat of birthing. Thelma Chiaka just gave birth to six babies in Houston and according to the hospital press release did it in only 9 minutes.
The hospital reports:
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, an HCA Houston Healthcare Affiliate, which delivers more babies than any other Texas hospital, early this morning welcomed sextuplets, the odds of which are estimated at one in 4.7 billion.
Two sets of twin boys and one set of twin girls were born this 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. They are in stable condition and will continue to receive care in the hospital’s advanced neonatal intensive care unit.