Sri Lanka’s first sextuplets birth was reported from a private hospital in Colombo in the early hours of this morning (21).
A 31-year-old from Colombo gave birth to three boys and three girls.
Hospital sources said that the mother and the infants are in healthy condition.
The caesarean section was performed by a medical team led by Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Prof. Tiran Dias at the Ninewells Hospital.
This is reportedly the first instance of a mother giving birth to sextuplets in Sri Lanka.