A mother of 12 identified as Zainab Abu of Makwalla community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have given birth to quadruplets in her home without help from anyone.
While recounting the experience, the 30-year-old stated that the absence of a counsellor denied her the opportunity of spacing her kids. Speaking with Vanguard Newspapers, Zainab said the distance between her home and the nearest health centre, made her ignore medical check-ups during all the pregnancies she had carried over the years.
“I have been giving birth to twins in this village without going for any medical checks. This time I delivered all four kids at my husband’s house without any assistance from anyone.
“I have gone through serious pains, stress and, indeed, its not really easy giving birth to these four kids in a village without any support. But to God be the glory, I am fine.
“I always used traditional medicine and other drugs from local vendors, whenever I feel pain in my body.”
Zainab’s husband identified as Mallam Mohammadu Hassan expressed his joy over the new addition to his family. He went on to thanked God for Zainab’s safe delivery of the quadruplets.