Expat’s wife gives birth to quintuplets at DMCH

Published : 08 Jan 2024 11:02 PM

Wife of a Saudi Arabia expatriate gave birth to two daughters and three sons around 11am under the care of DrNazmaHaque, head of Gayne department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Monday.

RumaAkter, 26, hailed from Sadarupazila of Chandpur district and wife of ShahidMolla, was admitted at the hospital early Sunday with labour pain.

After waiting for eight years, the couple has been blessed with quintuplets.

Of them, one daughter was found dead during delivery through a normal process.

However, the remaining four others are in good health. They were kept in the NICU of the neonatal unit due to being underweight.

Brigadier General MdAsaduzzaman, director of DMCH, said all necessary assistance will be provided for the treatment of the four children.