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Woman Gives Birth to 6 Children in Just 9 Minutes, Statistically a One in 4.7 Billion Chance

Manuela Cardiga
Mar 19, 2019
02:02 A.M.

A Houston woman made history when she gave birth to sextuplets in record time at the Woman's Hospital of Texas.

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Thelma Chiaka became the most recent mother of sextuplets on March 15, 2019, when she gave birth to her children at a Texas hospital.

The incredible delivery was made even more extraordinary by the fact that it was natural childbirth.

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"Two sets of twin boys and one set of twin girls were born this morning between 4:50 and 4:59 a.m."

FASTEST DELIVERY OF SEXTUPLETS ON RECORD

The brave mom went into natural labor and delivered all six children in an incredible 9 minutes.

Most multiple births are delivered through cesarean section, but Thelma was an exception. The Hospital where she delivered her babies was happy with her claim to fame:

“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.”

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The only rarer births are octuplets, the only living set belonging to Nadya Suleman, who gave birth to her brood in 2009.

THE MOST EXCLUSIVE MOTHER'S CLUB IN THE WORLD

Thelma is joining a very exclusive group of moms who have given birth to surviving sextuplets. Thelma's two sets of twin boys and one set of twin girls are the fifth lot of currently living known sextuplets.

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RARE AND HIGH-RISK MULTIPLE BIRTH

The odds of giving birth to sextuplets is an astounding 1 in 4.7 billion. The probability of having sextuplets are less likely than getting struck by lightning twice or even winning the lottery.

The only rarer births are octuplets, the only living set belonging to Nadya Suleman, who gave birth to her brood in 2009.

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MOM AND SEXTUPLETS ARE DOING WELL

According to the hospital, Thelma and her babies are doing well, and she has named her two daughters Zina and Zuriel but is still working on names for her four sons.

Thelma and her children are on their way to becoming celebrities like Kate Gosselin and her famous sextuplets.

We wish them all happiness and good health.

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ENGLISH SEXTUPLETS ARE NOW 35

Back in 1983 the world was astonded to hear of the birth of the Walton sextuplets. British mom Janet Walton gave birth to her six children aftyer having undergone fertility treatments.

After years of struggling to get pregnant, Janet was delighted to fing out she was pregnant. What she and husband Graham had not expected was the astounding news that she was carrying onto one, but 6 babies.

On November 18, 1083, Janet was deliver of 6 lovely girls. The Waltons named their daughters Hannah, Luci, Ruth, Sarah, Kate and Jennifer. The sxtuplets are now 35, and beautiful, accomplished ladies who are tehir parent's pride and joy.

“We lived through those early years in a blur. And the only regret is that there wasn’t enough time to enjoy them as much as we’d have liked,” said Janet.

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