Woman Beats COVID-19 and Gives Birth to Healthy Triplets
After a successful battle with the novel coronavirus, a woman from Houston is now a mother of three healthy triplets.
The Woman's Hospital of Texas said on its Facebook page that the woman named Maggie arrived at her scheduled admission on May 8 so she and her babies could be checked. She was 28 weeks pregnant.
The mother then underwent a routine COVID-19 test. Unfortunately, she had tested positive for the deadly virus.
MAGGIE'S MAIN CONCERN
According to the hospital representatives, Maggie's principle concern was everybody except herself. They added that she stressed over the wellbeing of her babies, her husband and their son, as well as the medical attendants and doctors caring for her.
As reported by PEOPLE, Maggie's husband also tested positive for the novel coronavirus. That was the reason he couldn't visit her in the hospital.
Only two minutes apart at 32 weeks, Maggie's three babies — Isabella, Nathaniel, and Adriel — were born via C-section. Luckily, the newborns are healthy and safe.
BIGGER AND HEALTHIER
The triplets stay in the Level II ICU. Isabella, Nathaniel, and Adriel are now one month old and they are growing bigger and getting healthier.
Maggie agreed that her infants would remain in the hospital. The doting mother knew that they are getting the best possible care from a specialized team. She believed that the team are committed to their wellbeing and protecting them during the pandemic.
In the end, Maggie said that the year 2020 is significant for all pregnant women.
SHE WAS REALLY SHOCKED
In an interview with Good Morning America, Maggie said she was stunned to discover she was having triplets. She explained that multiple babies do not run on her side of the family, though, twins do run on the side of her husband.
Talking about her COVID-19 diagnosis, Maggie said since March, she and her family had been so cautious and that she had not gone out. That was the explanation she was truly shocked after learning she had tested positive for the virus.
Maggie added that she became more apprehensive after her diagnosis because her babies might face much more difficulties.
In the end, Maggie said that the year 2020 is significant for all pregnant women. She reiterated that having to adjust and sacrifice through these difficult times is something to be glad for.
Meanwhile, her doctor, Dr. Dolar S. Patolia, said she needed to balance the health of Maggie alongside the growth and well-being of Isabella, Nathaniel, and Adriel.
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