Gap Fill - Nonuplets - Level 6


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We all know what twins and are. Most of us are familiar with the terms and quintuplets. But what is the word to describe nine babies being born at the time? The is... nonuplets. A 25-year-old Malian woman, Halima Cisse, has given birth to nine healthy babies. This is a new . The previous record was by a woman in the US who delivered eight babies () at a single birth. People in Mali were following the progress of Ms Cisse's pregnancy and she was inundated with well . Malians were not the only ones who were pleasantly when doctors announced the nonuplets. Ms Cisse was told she was only carrying seven babies () after having scans.

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