UCH delivers the first IVF triplets

Written by Ola Ajayi

Yesterday, the University Hospital in Ibadan delivered the first triplets of in vitro fertilization, IVF.

It was collected that the delivery process started around 1pm and lasted for about 46 minutes.

The hospital communications team said in a statement: “Mother and babies, all women, are in good condition.

“Babies weighed 1.4 kg, 2.5 kg and 2.4 kg. Excited father, dr. Kehinde Osiki from the Department of History and Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos was on the field to witness the birth of the baby.

“Dr. Osiki could not hide his joy at the arrival of the baby. He noted that technology has brought relief to problems often attributed to spirituality, saying that instead of people carrying the burden of superstition, they would rather seek scientific solutions to problems. ” He encouraged married couples who could not fertilize not to lose hope because there are plenty of solutions to all problems. The mother of three works with the Institute of Forestry Research of Nigeria, Ibadan. ”

The Chief Medical Officer of the University Hospital of Ibadan, Professor Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, expressing enthusiasm for the delivery of the threesomes, was delighted that this was another success story for UCH. Professor Otegbayo pointed out that the commitment to raising the UCH to an enviable level took place with the beginning of in vitro fertilization in 2020.

He thanked the team that participated in the delivery.

Reacting to developments, the hospital’s former chief medical officer, Professor Abiodun Ilesanmi, praised Professor Otegbay for not giving up on the IVF project he (Ilesanmi) launched about 13 years ago.

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