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Quintuplet Birth in Guatemala
Written by Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 31 May 2014 @ 6:00 am | 1 Comment
In Citizen Media, Good News, Guatemala, Latin America, Quick Reads, Spanish
Guatemalan media is reporting  [es] a quintuplet birth in Guatemala City. The babies’ weight, three girls and two boys, is between one pound with 9 ounces and two pounds with 12 ounces, a weight to be expected as they were delivered on the 29th week of pregnancy. They were immediately admited in the high risk neontal ward. The mother, Maria Magdalena Jiménez, had had previous conceiving difficulties, so she went through a fertility treatment, with the result of this multiple pregnancy. The babies have stable health conditions, but are under medical observation.
On Twitter, the multiple delivery didn't go unnoticed:
Maria Magdalena Jiménez, de 28 años, la madre de los quintillizos. Es el segundo caso en 5 años en un hospital del Seguro Social.
— Rudy-to González (@rgonzalez_eu) Mayo 30, 2014 
28 year old Maria Magdalena Jiménez, mother of quintuplets. This is the second case in 5 years at a Social Security hospital.
Ampliación: Maria Magdalena Jiménez 28 años, dio a luz a quintillizos, 3 nenas y 2 varones en IGSS de Pamplona Z.13. pic.twitter.com/ZjN9UQwOpB 
— Victor Alvarez (@valvarez969) Mayo 30, 2014 
Update: 28 year old Maria Magdalena Jiménez, delivered quintuplets, 3 girls and 2 boys at Pamplona IGSS Z.13.
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URLs in this post:
 is reporting: http://www.prensalibre.com/noticias/comunitario/quintillizos-igss-bebes-embarazo_multiple-gestacion_0_1147685364.html
 Mayo 30, 2014: https://twitter.com/rgonzalez_eu/statuses/472426059414388737
 pic.twitter.com/ZjN9UQwOpB: http://t.co/ZjN9UQwOpB
 Mayo 30, 2014: https://twitter.com/valvarez969/statuses/472460601000620034
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