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UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Amotolongbo(f): 9:01pm On Apr 07, 2021
The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan took delivery of triplets of the first In Vitro Fertilization carried out in the hospital.

The 45-minute procedure for the delivery commenced at about 1pm.

The mother and the babies – all females – are in good condition, the hospital authorities.

The babies weighed 1.4kg, 2.5kg and 2.4kg respectively.


The elated father, Dr. Kehinde Osiki of the Department of History and Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos, was on ground to witness the delivery of the babies.

Osiki couldn’t hide his joy at the arrival of the babies.

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He pointed out technology has brought relief to problems often attributed to spirituality, saying instead of people carrying the burden of superstition, they should seek scientific solutions to their problems.

He encouraged couples who could not fertilise not to lose hope, stressing that solutions abound for all problems.

The mother of the triplets is a member of staff of the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan.

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.

A former CMD, Prof. Abiodun Ilesanmi, also praised Otegbayo for not abandoning the IVF project which he (Ilesanmi) initiated about 13 years ago.

L-R father of the triplets, Dr. Omokehinde Osiki, the chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Dr. Abiodun Moshood Adeoye and the Chief Medical Director, Prof.Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo holding the babies.


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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Nobody: 9:46pm On Apr 07, 2021
Thank God for science. The Omniscient God

Congrats to the family and the medical personnels who made this happen and to UCH on this historic feat

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by NwaNimo1(m): 9:46pm On Apr 07, 2021
The babies weighed :

- 1.4kg,
- 2.5kg and
- 2.4kg respectively.


[img]https://media1./images/f2bc0581c873984f7496801ccbdb955c/tenor.gif?itemid=14440790[/img]

2 of those children are Fulani & the other Yoruba?

See lopsided allocation of womb resources already!

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by slawormiir: 9:46pm On Apr 07, 2021
Damnnn niggarrrr
Isoright

Congratulations.....love science
NwaNimo1:
The babies weighed :

- 1.4kg,
- 2.5kg and
- 2.4kg

[b]2 of those children are Fulani? - see lopsided allocation of womb resources already!
I can bet my balls....na that one with 1.4kg go later mature and big pass....infact ...na she go even know whats up pass the rest

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by emmanuel596(m): 9:46pm On Apr 07, 2021
Good news for the Nigerian health sector

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Amotolongbo(f): 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
He pointed out technology has brought relief to problems often attributed to spirituality, saying instead of people carrying the burden of superstition, they should seek scientific solutions to their problems.
So so lovely.

If we Africans can embrace technology and jettison our religious belief and superstition, we will catch up with the Europeans and other technological advanced nations

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Quitam: 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
Cheering news. Let's appreciate our doctors

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by moshoodn(m): 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
Yippee!

Welcome Jean, Jeanne and Jeanette.

Hearty cheers to the parents!

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by JohnnyPalmer: 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
Good one

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by yusfatedeeprof(m): 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
Do we thank God or Science?

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by smile11s(m): 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
Nice
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by pek(m): 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
Good one. I love their honesty and openness. Some others would have told the world how God bless them after so many years of waiting.

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Mokason288(m): 9:47pm On Apr 07, 2021
Who else noticed that the Father of the triplets isn’t looking happy??


I HOPE I MADE SENSE

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by tunjilee003(m): 9:48pm On Apr 07, 2021
Good news can actually come out of this country, this is commendable....

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by VTJN(m): 9:48pm On Apr 07, 2021
yusfatedeeprof:
Do we thank God or Science?
God of course

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by omoadeleye(m): 9:49pm On Apr 07, 2021
Nice one
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by DIGIT09: 9:49pm On Apr 07, 2021
nice
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by tfelicityk(m): 9:49pm On Apr 07, 2021
Congratulations
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Alejoas(m): 9:50pm On Apr 07, 2021
grin
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by thatsleepboy1: 9:52pm On Apr 07, 2021
May Almighty God bless the children ijn. Triplets are not always useless, it's twins that are always useless esp if they're the same gender.

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by jidxin(m): 9:52pm On Apr 07, 2021
yusfatedeeprof:
Do we thank God or Science?
God ofcos
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by kumulus(m): 9:52pm On Apr 07, 2021
yusfatedeeprof:
Do we thank God or Science?


We thank God for Science grin grin grin

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by nenyeRitta(f): 9:54pm On Apr 07, 2021
wow. what first time
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Taciturn1: 9:54pm On Apr 07, 2021
First and the best!
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by lexxxino(m): 9:54pm On Apr 07, 2021
NwaNimo1:
The babies weighed :

- 1.4kg,
- 2.5kg and
- 2.4kg respectively.


[img]https://media1./images/f2bc0581c873984f7496801ccbdb955c/tenor.gif?itemid=14440790[/img]

2 of those children are Fulani? - see lopsided allocation of womb resources already!
grin
NwaNimo1:
The babies weighed :

- 1.4kg,
- 2.5kg and
- 2.4kg respectively.


[img]https://media1./images/f2bc0581c873984f7496801ccbdb955c/tenor.gif?itemid=14440790[/img]

2 of those children are Fulani? - see lopsided allocation of womb resources already!
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Lanre4uonly(m): 9:58pm On Apr 07, 2021
Kudos to the doctors and congratulations to the family.
Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by Emeka71(m): 9:59pm On Apr 07, 2021
Miracle babies.

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Re: UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets by JDelight(m): 10:04pm On Apr 07, 2021
He was my teacher then some years ago.
Congratulations sir.

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