Surviving sextuplet babies return home

Five surviving sextuplets head home with mum and dad to County Tyrone

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In May this year, Nuala Conway gave birth to six babies prematurely in a Belfast Hospital. Today, Nuala and husband Austin were able to bring their surviving five babies home to Dunamore, near Cooktown, reports the BBC.

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Nuala gave birth to her six babies 14 weeks prematurely, and they weighed between 1lb 7oz and 2lb 2oz. She delivered four daughters and two sons – Ursula, Austin, Shannon, Karla, Eoghan and Kerrie. Sadly Kerrie passed away in July.

Sextuplet births are rare, happening in approximately one out of 4.5 million pregnancies.

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The Conways are the first recorded sextuplets birth in Ireland, and the first in the UK since 1993

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