Syangja woman gives birth to quadruplets at Manipal Teaching Hospital

POKHARA: A woman gave birth to four babies at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara in Kaski district today.

This image shows a woman who gave birth to quadruplets at Manipal Teaching Hospital, in Pokhara, Kaski district, on January 16, 2020. Photo: Bharat Koirala/THT
This image shows a woman who gave birth to quadruplets at Manipal Teaching Hospital, in Pokhara, Kaski district, on January 16, 2020. Photo: Bharat Koirala/THT

Twenty-six-year-old Sunita Poudel of Putalibazaar Municipality-1 in Syangja district gave birth to quadruplets -- three sisters and a brother.

This image shows a woman who gave birth to quadruplets at Manipal Teaching Hospital, in Pokhara, Kaski district, on January 16, 2020. Photo: Bharat Koirala/THT
This image shows a woman who gave birth to quadruplets at Manipal Teaching Hospital, in Pokhara, Kaski district, on January 16, 2020. Photo: Bharat Koirala/THT

The first of the quadruplets, a girl, weighed 1.6 kilogramme (kg), the second one, a boy, weighed 1.3 kg while third and fourth weighed 1.3 kg and 1.4 kg respectively.

A team of surgeons led by Dr Mahendra Pandey performed a caesarean section to deliver the quadruplets this morning.

According to Dr Pandey, the mother and her babies are in normal condition.