It was a joyful moment when a younger mother who was expecting a baby – gave birth to three to the surprise of the mother and others.
The 18-year-old girl identified as Kholofelo Mogolola gave birth to the triplets at Limpopo’s Seshego Hospital in South Africa.
MEC for Health Dr Phophi Ramathuba visited the beaming mum and hospital staff yesterday. She showered the mum and her babies with gifts.
According to the MEC, the triplet’s mum Kholofelo Mogolola as the youngest woman to give birth to triplets in the province.
Ramathuba also expressed her appreciation for the great work done by the hospital’s maternity ward staff to ensure that the young mum gave birth without complications.
“This was all through their dedication, passion and commitment and we urge them to continue the great work with all our patients,” said Ramathuba.
She told Daily Sun the young mum should be supported.
“Together with the departments of home affairs, social development and Sassa, we will ensure that she is assisted with everything she needs for the babies,” she said.
Kholofelo said she was happy to have the triplets even though she wasn’t expecting three babies.
“They are a gift from God and I will look after them,” she said.