Woman gives birth to five babies at DMCH, one dies

A woman gave birth to five babies at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Thursday morning.

One of the newborns, however, died shortly after birth while four other babies are currently admitted at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the hospital.

DMCH sources said 22-year-old Mansura Begum, the wife of Mamun Mia of Shibpur upazila in Narsigndi, was admitted to the hospital with labour pain at around 8:00am. She had a normal delivery at around 10 in the morning.

Medical officer Sabiha Sultana of the neonatal unit of the hospital, told Prothom Alo that one baby died shortly after the birth while undergoing treatment. The babies are premature and four others are not in good condition.

“Four newborn babies are in incubators. We are trying wholeheartedly to save the babies’ lives,” she added.

Father of the babies is a CNG driver. He sought prayers for survival of four babies.