The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan has made a remarkable fit as it took delivery of triplets of the first In Vitro Fertilization carried out in the hospital.
After the 45-minute procedure for the delivery, the hospital authorities said the mother and the babies – all females – are in good condition.
The babies weighed 1.4kg, 2.5kg and 2.4kg respectively.
The father of the new born babies, Dr. Kehinde Osiki of the Department of History and Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos, was joyful as he witnessed the delivery of the babies.
While expressing delight over the delivery, the UCH Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, described it as another success story for the hospital.
Otegbayo pointed out 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.
He appreciated the team that took part in the delivery.