January 27, 2023


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Successful birth of 5 twins at Fahd Medical Center

A medical team at King Fahd Medical City, one of the components of the second Riyadh Health Cluster, succeeded in performing a caesarean section for a woman in her third decade carrying 5 twins. She gave birth successfully in the last half of the 6th month after medical care that extended for nearly 60 days. for two hours without complications, with the participation of gynecologists, obstetricians, pediatricians, neonatologists and anesthesiologists. King Fahd Medical City had received her in her fifth month of pregnancy and decided to put her to sleep to avoid premature birth in the first months that carry serious complications for fetuses. The medical team has regularly followed up the condition of the mother and fetuses for more than two months. And calm complications to avoid premature birth.

The second Riyadh Health Cluster confirmed that at the end of the 6th month, the team decided to perform the operation, stressing that the woman and the children are in good health and there are no complications during and after childbirth, and the weight of the children ranges from 1000 grams to 1300 grams.

He pointed out that the children are in the neonatal intensive care unit to help them breathe, as after birth they were suffering from shortness of breath syndrome for premature babies, and their condition is improving and they are being followed up by the medical team.