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.