The Guinness World Records most Babies Born At Once is currently held by Halima Cissé gave birth to the nonuplets in Morocco.
But A South African woman has reportedly given birth to 10 babies, in what would be a world record earlier held by an American woman, according to a local media report.
Guinness World Records Most Babies Born At Once By Gosiame Sithole
37 years old Gosiame Thamara Sithole, gave birth to seven boys and three girls, reported Pretoria News, which could break the Guinness world records for most babies born to one woman.
According to BBC, a South African lady has confirmed the birth of 10 children, while another official said that they are yet to see the babies.
Meanwhile, Guinness World Records said that it was investigating the claim, reported the British media network.
Quoting Sithole’s husband, Teboho Tsotetsi, Pretoria News said that the doctors had detected eight babies during the medical scans, two less than the South African woman delivered on Monday night.
“It’s seven boys and three girls. She was seven months and seven days pregnant. I am happy. I am emotional. I can’t talk much. Let’s talk again in the morning please,” the local English daily quoted Tsotetsi as saying.
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Sithole gave birth to twins before, who are now six years old. While multiple births involving more than three babies are often the result of fertility treatment, Sithole, as per Pretoria News, said that her pregnancy was natural.
The Guinness World Records for most children delivered at a single birth to survive is currently held by Halima Cissé, who gave birth to five girls and four boys in Morocco.
Last month, a 25-year-old Malian woman had given birth to nine babies, two more than doctors had detected during medical scans.
Before Halima Cissé, “The Suleman octuplets are only the second full set of octuplets to be born alive in the United States and, one week after their birth, surpassed the previous worldwide survival rate for a complete set of octuplets set by the Chukwu octuplets in 1998,” the Guinness World Records website says.
Has anyone had 10 babies at once?
Yes, 37 years old Gosiame Thamara Sithole, gave birth to seven boys and three girls, reported Pretoria News.
Most Babies Born To One Woman In One Pregnancy?
Most Babies Born To One Woman In One Pregnancy is 10 children By Gosiame Sithole and her husband, Teboho Tsotetsi.