A 37-year-old South African woman breaks the Guinness world record by giving birth to 10 children on 8Th of June 2021.It was such a blessing to her family, South Africans and the world.


According to the South African news site (IOL), Gosiame Thamara Sithole, who is a resident of Tembisa East in the city of Johannesburg, delivered seven boys and three girls in a hospital in Pretoria by caesarean section.

In an interview earlier this year, Sithole had the following to say.

“I am shocked by my pregnancy. It was tough at the beginning. It was tough for me and it is still tough but am used to it now. I don’t feel the pain anymore, but it is still a bit tough. I pray for God to help me deliver all my children in a healthy condition and for me and my children to come out alive. I would be pleased about it.”

She continued saying she wasn’t convinced at first of the idea of octuplet, but after several scan she accepted the realty and prepared herself for all that could come on her way.

She expressed her fears of giving birth to the children, some with conjoined heads, hands etcetera and if they would survive. By God’s grace, all was well and successful.

Sithole had six-year-old twins thus bringing a total count of sixteen children in two births. The society and the whole world wish her well.

In May, a Malian woman had given birth to nonuplets in Morocco, breaking the record held by an American Nadya Suleman, who gave birth to eight babies in 2009.


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