Woman Gives Birth to Ten Babies After Being Told She Was Having Six


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As if expecting eight babies wasn't stressful enough, a South African woman received the shock of her life Tuesday when doctors delivered 10 children instead.

It was the latest surprise in 37-year-old Gosiame Sithole's pregnancy after she was initially told she was carrying six babies, she says.

Her doctor later changed that number to eight after performing an ultrasound. "I am shocked by my pregnancy," Sithole said after being told she was pregnant with eight babies.

In the end, Sithole gave birth to three boys and seven girls after carrying them for just over seven months, her husband reports. She now holds the Guinness world record for giving birth to the highest number of children, topping previous record holder Halima Cisse, who gave birth to nine in May.

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