The Basics According to the BBC, Gosiame Thamara Sithole, a South African woman, gave birth to 10 babies. It could be the world record.
It was Gosiame Thamara Sithole’s husband who told the BBC they were amazed by 10 times that after scans showed only eight in the womb.
The South African finally gave birth to seven boys and three girls, to the delight of his father. “I’m happy. I’m touched. I can’t speak much,” her husband Teboho Tsotesti told Pretoria News after the birth of their 10 children Monday night.
Guinness World Records needs to determine if it is a world record
A family member who preferred to remain anonymous told the BBC that the mother gave birth to five of the children naturally and the other five via caesarean section. After giving birth to her children at 29 weeks, she would be in good health.
Gosiame Thamara Sithole is also the mother of six-year-old twins.
Speaking to Pretoria News a month ago, Ms. Sithole stated that her pregnancy was “difficult at first” and that she had prayed for a healthy birth and spent many sleepless nights worrying about what was to come. .
“How would they fit in the womb?” She wondered, but the doctors assured her that her uterus was developing.
Guinness World Records is investigating this mother’s case.
A woman who gave birth to eight babies in the United States in 2009 currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most children to survive in a single birth.
Last month, Halima Cissé, 25, from Mali gave birth to nine babies.