Family spokesman Mathapelo Tsotetsi told reporters: “Our puppies, who were born prematurely (28 weeks) and are now in incubators, are fighting for their lives.” mentionned.
The Gauteng state government, which is believed to have given birth to Sithole, announced yesterday that there was no record of such a birth in any hospital within the provincial borders.
Spokesman Tsosetsi denied the Gauteng government’s statement, saying: “Babies and their mothers are very fragile. We don’t want to deal with such things and make explanations, especially when our babies are prematurely in incubators. he said.
A spokesperson for the Sithole family, who live in Johannesburg’s Tembisa East district, declined to reveal which hospital the babies were in.
Tsotetsi said doctors are not allowing access to babies and their images shouldn’t be expected anytime soon.
SOUTH AFRICAN MOTHER WITH 10 BABIES IN ONE BIRTH MAKES HISTORY
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Gosiame Thamara Sithole, who gave birth to 10 babies in a single birth in South Africa’s Gauteng Province, broke the Guinness Record.
According to information from the national news organization IOL News, Gosiame Thamara Sithole, 37, has become the new owner of the title of “the mother who gave birth to the most babies in one birth” from Halimae Cissé, who gave birth to 9 babies in Morocco last month.
In the news, it was stated that the state of health of the record mother and their babies, who gave birth to 7 boys and 3 girls, is good.
It was also recorded that the Sithole couple had 6-year-old twins.
Sithole expressed his surprise in a postpartum press release.
The record-breaking mother said that even though she was expecting 8 babies according to the ultrasound results, it was hard for her to believe that she had given birth to 10 babies.
Efako Makgatho University of Health Sciences Faculty of Medicine Vice-Dean Prof. Dr. Cleric Mawela, on the other hand, said in a statement that it was an extremely rare disease, with such cases usually being caused by fertility treatments.
Mawela reports that due to the high-risk pregnancy, Sithole’s babies will spend the next few months in an incubator.