Sad:Remaining 3 children who were a part of 5 born by a 30 year old woman in Homabay passes on due to pneumonia

Sad:Remaining 3 children who were a part of 5 born by a 30 year old woman in Homabay passes on due to pneumonia

BY CORRESPONDENT,KISII,14TH NOV 2017-Remaining  three children who were a part of 5 born by a 30 year old woman in Homabay last Sunday have passed on.The quintuplets  were born at Matata Nursing Home in Oyugis town on Sunday morning.

The two a boy and a girl died immediately after birth while three two boys and a girl have  died at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital, where they had been admitted  on Tuesday   morning November 14.

According to the Doctors attending to the infants , the three children passed on after suffering pneumonia.Their mother Jacinta Ochieng  is still admitted  at  the hospital.

The children were underweight  weighing  1.5 kilogrammes instead of 3.5 the  required  normal weight for baby at birth.This is another contributing factor that could have led to their untimely demise.

The    quintuplets  were all born before time  since the mother was 7 months away and prompted their   incubation at the Kisii hospital.

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