All the children are reportedly in perfect condition and doing well
A new mum is in good health after giving birth to septuplets in an incredible natural birth, with all the children reportedly in perfect condition and doing well.
The startling birth occurred at a hospital in the Diyali Province of eastern Iraq in what is believed to be the first septuplet birth in the country.
This is believed to be the first septuplet birth in the country
Spokesman for the local health department Firas Al Izzawi said in a statement that the unnamed 25-year-old mum had a natural birth and was perfectly healthy after the procedure.
The seven newborns, six girls and one boy, are said to be in good health after receiving medical check-ups and images show four of the tiny babies lying in a bed together.
The unnamed 25-year-old mum had a natural birth to the seven babies
Other images show two of the tots lying together shortly after the remarkable birth which local media report is the first case of septuplets being born in Iraq.