Published On: Mon, Apr 28th, 2014

First IVF quadruplets delivered in Kumasi

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Kumasi, April 28, GNA – The Trustcare Specialist Hospital and FertilityCentre in Kumasi on Friday cut a slice of medical history for itself, when itdelivered a set of quadruplets through in-vitro fertilization (IVF).

The babies, three males and a female, together with their 42-year oldmother, are doing well.

The delivery is the first of its kind outside Accra and Tema.

The overjoyed mother, who has been married for 14 years without a child,says she simply cannot stop expressing her thanks to God and the staff ofTrustcare Fertility Centre.

The pioneer assisted-reproductive technology centre in Kumasi, in apress release signed by Isaac Kofi Adu, clinical embryologist, said it hadwithin the past three years delivered a number of multiple pregnancies.

The release explained that to make IVF treatment affordable, the centreis collaborating with the Association of Childless Couples of Ghana (ACCOG),and Walking Egg Organization in Belgium, to bring low cost technology buteffective IVF services to Ghana.

The statement expressed gratefulness to God for giving the centre highIVF success rate and the consultants, who have been helping them to offer theservices.


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