Thelma Chiaka gave birth Friday morning in a hospital in Houston, Texas. The African-American gave birth to sextuplets in nine minutes. Everything took place between 4:50 and 4:59. The woman is now the mother of four boys and two girls.
Chiaka would have taken a well deserved rest at the hospital, where she completed Sunday, March 17, 2019, this feat. The Women’s Hospital of Texas spoke in a statement to give news of the six babies. These are all in stable condition in the hospital.
Thelma Chiaka is in good health. Her two daughters are named Zina and Zuriel. She has not found the names of her four boys yet.
The Daily Mail quoted a hospital statement as saying, ” Did you know that the chances of giving birth to sextuplets are estimated at one in 4.7 billion? We were honored to give birth to Thelma Chiaka’s four boys and girls early this morning! “
The world record: six babies in 4 minutes
Despite her undeniable performance, Thelma Chiaka does not hold the record for the most impressive and fast delivery! In 2018, Courtney Waldrop, an American too, gave birth to sextuplets in 4 minutes. 5 minutes less than Thelma, so!
In 2009, Nadya Suleman, better known as “Octomom”, became world famous when she gave birth to eight babies. She is the only woman to have had octuplets.