Malian Woman Gives Birth to 9 Babies
A Malian woman has reportedly given birth to nine babies in Morocco.
AFP first reported about the woman giving birth to nonuplets. Reports say she gave birth on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
The Malian Government was reported as announcing through its Health Ministry that indeed she gave birth to the nine babies.
The Government reportedly announced that the babies are “doing well.”
Mali’s health ministry indicated in a statement that Cisse had given birth to five girls and four boys by Caesarean section.
“The mother and babies are doing well so far,” Mali’s Health Minister Fanta Siby was quoted by AFP as saying.
The Minister is cited as saying she had been kept informed by the Malian doctor who accompanied Cisse to Morocco.
The woman is called Halima Cisse, aged 25 and from the North of Mali.
Reports say the Malian Government flew her to Morocco for better health care on March 30, 2021.
Initially, she was thought to be carrying septuplets.
Siby congratulated “the medical teams of Mali and Morocco, whose professionalism is at the origin of the happy outcome of this pregnancy”.