37-Year-Old Woman Breaks Guinness World Record As She Welcomes 10 Babies At Once


A South African woman has set a new world record by giving birth to 10 babies at once.

Gosiame Thamara Sithole broke the World Record held by Malian woman Halima Cisse who gave birth to nine children in May 2021.

 The 37-year-old underwent a caesarian operation to give birth to decuplets (seven boys and three girls) at 29 weeks.

Reports further indicate that Sithole and her husband Teboho Tsotetsi were expecting eight babies but two babies had apparently missed the scan due to the fact that they were tucked inside the wrong tube.

“I am shocked by my pregnancy. It was tough at the beginning. I was sick. It was hard for me. It’s still tough but I am used to it now. I don’t feel the pain anymore, but it’s still a bit tough. I just 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,” Sithole told local media.


Speaking to the Pretoria News, Tsotetsi said Sithole gave birth to their bundles of joy 29 weeks into her pregnancy and that her pregnancy was natural as she was not on any fertility treatment.

Sithole who also has six-year-old twins told journalists of the birth of the decuplets late on Monday night, saying he is ‘happy’ and ’emotional’.

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

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