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Juba welcomes five babies born in first six hours of New Year’s Day

Author: Madrama James | Published: Monday, January 1, 2024

One of the lactating mothers holds her baby/Photo by Madrama James|01-01-2024

Five babies including twin girls were born at Juba Teaching Hospital in the first few hours of the New Year’s Day, according to Joyce Peace Abuni, a midwife deployed to the facilities’ maternity ward.

Peace told Eye Radio that the newborn babies include three girls and two boys.

“We had 2 boys and 3 girls and among them are twins (girls),” she told Eye Radio in an exclusive interview on Monday.

Of the four mothers, only a woman gave birth through a surgical operation.

Peace said four women delivered on the New Year’s Eve, making a total of nine births as of this morning.

“On 25, December, we had twins, also now on January 1st we had twins and they are all girls.”

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