Historic: quadruplets were born at the Provincial Maternity Hospital of Córdoba

Historic: quadruplets were born at the Provincial Maternity Hospital of Córdoba
Historic: quadruplets were born at the Provincial Maternity Hospital of Córdoba

In a historic event, quadruplets were born at the Brigadier General Juan Bautista Bustos Provincial Maternity Hospital in the city of Córdoba.

The kids are Laura (1,300 kg), Angeline (1,425 kg), Victoria (1,370 kg), and Jonás (1,675kg), As reported The twelve.

Quadruplets

“Yesterday afternoon at 6 p.m. quadruplets were born “Which is a very unusual situation in maternity hospitals,” explained the director of that medical center, Luis Ahumada.

“There are one every 700 thousand births. We estimate that we have between 5 thousand and 6 thousand births a year We should wait 100 years as motherhood to have another case equal or more“, he specified in dialogue with journalist Leonardo Guevara from Miter Córdoba.

He also noted that “they were followed very closely by the Fetal Medicine team, which is quite specialized in the matter.”

Ahumada specified that they are “three in utero girls who shared the placenta with different amniotic sacs, and a boy who had his own placenta and sac”.

He also reported that they were all “born in order” and that they were born “at 30 weeks, which is more or less the average in which quadruplets are usually born.””.

“They were looking for the little boy”

The director of the Maternity Hospital said that the mother is “a woman in her thirties” and that the couple, originally from Trelew (Chubut), “have four previous girls.”

“This would be the fifth pregnancy. They were waiting to receive a boy and luckily they received a boy but with the addition of three more girls,” she added.

“The mother is already in therapy, if everything continues well she will be able to go to the common room. The children will be in intensive care, they are on assisted mechanical ventilation with low parameters. They would be ready to come out of intubation if everything continues well,” Ahumada concluded.

 
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