a woman gives birth to sextuplets
On Monday 20th May, a Polish woman has given birth to sextuplets.
The hospital have said that the woman was in her 29th week of her pregnancy - and the six babies were born in a C-section at an average of 1kg or 2.2lbs.
The hospital spokesperson has told a local news station that 4 of the babies are boys and 2 of them are girls, they're all in a good state and they were all moved to incubators.
The spokesperson added that according to the Polish database, that is the first time when a woman gives birth to sextuplets and according to the doctors in the hospital, the chances to give birth to sextuplets is 1 in 4.7 billion births.
Richard Lauterbach, a professor of the department in the hospital, said that they expected 5 babies, and suddenly a 6th baby has appeared.
The president, Andrzej Duda said on Twitter:
"This is the first such case in Poland."
The football team KS Cracovia has given the babies free tickets for life for their games.