Sextuplets were delivered at 30 weeks at VCU Medical Center, the first time in the Richmond hospital’s history for such a large birth. (Allen Jones/Courtesy of VCU Medical Center)
For 17 years, Ajibola and Adeboye Taiwo tried to have a child but had no luck.
Until now — times six.
Ajibola Taiwo gave birth to sextuplets this month at a Richmond hospital, and doctors said the three boys and three girls, along with their mother, are doing well. It is the first time sextuplets have been born at VCU Medical Center, officials said.
On Thursday, the babies were still in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. Their mother was released last week and is “very involved” in the babies’ care, hospital spokeswoman Shira Pollard said.
The babies were born at 8:26 a.m. May 11 with the help of a 40-person medical team. Ajibola gave birth at roughly 30 weeks and delivered by Caesarean section, officials said.
The babies …