The statement says a 40-person team was involved and the delivery required hours of planning.Ajibola Taiwo, a native of Nigeria, gave birth via cesarean section.VCU Medical Center in Richmond announced the births in a statement, saying they were the first sextuplets delivered at the hospital.The babies were born May 11 to parents who had tried to conceive for 17 years.
He wished he had listened to the advice of some doctors and relatives and sent his wife overseas to give birth.
"A typical labour and delivery shift includes one, perhaps two premature births, usually with time in between.
We had to co-ordinate with our colleagues in the NICU for six premature babies to be delivered simultaneously," said Dr Susan Lanni from VCU Medical Center.
“If I could do it all over again I would have sent my wife abroad,” Cummings told T&T Guardian as he broke his silence yesterday, expressing concern over the aftercare given to his babies.
And while both Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan and chairman of the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) Dr Shehenaz Mohammed claimed everything possible was done to prepare for the babies’ arrival, hospital sources told the T&T Guardian conflict surrounded the consent form for the caesarean-section surgery.