One 37-year-old mother for Kabimbiri village, Mukono District in Uganda don give birth to 38 children, she get six sets of twins, four sets of triplets, three sets of quadruples and two single births – She marry off early and first give birth for age 13. Villagers don give the mother, Mariam Nabatanzi Babirye, the nickname Nalongo Muzaala Bana, which means “the twin mother who produces quadruplets.” In wetin be like say na record, Mariam get six sets of twins, four sets of triplets, three sets of quadruplets and two single births.
While having so many children be like surprise for many, not for Mariam, wey say e dey their lineage. For recent interview with one Ugandan daily, she say her papa born 45 children with different women and [they] all come for quintuplets, quadruplets, twins and triplets. Dr Charles Kiggundu, a gynecologist for Mulago Hospital confirm say Mariam fit don take after her father, as her case fit dey genetic.
Him say her case dey genetic as she dey hyper-ovulate (releasing multiple eggs in one cycle), wey significantly increase the chance of having multiples. Mariam say she marry off for early age and she give birth for the first time for the age of 13 to twins. She say she don seek medical advice several times make she stop to dey born but doctors advise her say since she dey produce so many eggs, e go dey dangerous to her health. However, Dr Kiggundu say Mariam no get better advice, because doctors fit easily perform tubal ligation as a permanent method of contraception. Moreover, Mariam get husband wey no dey support she and her children. Her eldest son, Charles Musisi, 23, confirm say him siblings no know their papa and him see am last when him dey 13 years old and only briefly for night because him rush off again.