The Nine Babies Were Given The Guinness World Rᴇᴄᴏʀᴅs Title For The Most Children Delivered In A Single Birth To sᴜʀᴠɪᴠᴇ
The nine babies were given the Guinness World Rᴇᴄᴏʀᴅs title for the most children delivered in a single birth to sᴜʀᴠɪᴠᴇ. They were born on May 4, 2021 – ʙʀᴇᴀᴋɪɴɢ ᴛʜᴇ ᴘʀᴇᴠɪᴏᴜs record of eight babies born to Nadya Suleman of the USA, also called Octomom, in 2009.
Nᴏɴᴜᴘʟᴇᴛs are extremely rare and no cases of all babies surviving after the birth for more than a few hours have ever previously been recorded. To help them sᴜʀᴠɪᴠᴇ, as soon as they were born the children were transferred to incubators and remained under the care of the clinic’s paediatric neonatologist, Khalil Msaif, for several months.
Their mum Halima Cissé, 27, and all the siblings are still under the care of the clinic in Morocco where they were born. They are living in a specially equipped flat, owned by the clinic, where nurses are on hand to help and ensure the babies ᴀᴅʜᴇʀᴇ ᴛᴏ ᴀ sᴛʀɪᴄᴛ ᴅɪᴇᴛ so they receive all the ɴᴜᴛʀɪᴇɴᴛs ᴛʜᴇʏ ʀᴇǫᴜɪʀᴇ. The family held a small birthday party with a few nurses and neighbours to celebrate.Shortly after the birth, Mali’s health minister, Dr Fanta Siby, said: ‘The newborns and the mother are all doing well.’
They was reunited with in October 2021, Dad said: ‘All of them are getting on very well and are a joy to look after.’