A medical feat has been achieved in the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan as the doctors and nurses have successfully taken delivery of its first set of triplets via an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) procedure.
The delivery of the triplet was said to have lasted 45-minutes. According to Hospital authorities, the mother and the female babies are in good condition. The babies weighed 1.4kg, 2.5kg, and 2.4kg respectively.
The father of the babies, Dr. Kehinde Osiki of the Department of History and Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos, couldn’t contain his joy as he watched the birth of the babies.
UCH Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, while expressing joy over the delivery, described it as another success story for the hospital.
He pointed out that the commitment to take UCH to an enviable level had played out with the commencement of the IVF in 2020 and delivery of the first set of babies through the process.