Mom Who Gave Birth To Nonuplets Calls Them "Gift From God"

Mom who gave birth to nine babies says she feels 'very happy' 3 months after delivery and breaking the record for most babies delivered after a natural conception.

Even with nonuplets and another daughter, Halima Cisse says she hasn't ruled out having more children. "I feel very happy ... It's a beautiful gift," she told ABC News. Her husband, Abdelkader Arby, shares that sentiment, calling the four boys and five girls a "gift from God."

The 26-year-old mom lives in Mali. After a visit to her OB-GYN, she was told she was pregnant with seven and flew to Morocco for medical intervention. At 30 weeks pregnant, she gave birth to nine children -- two more than expected -- by C-section.

The record for the most children delivered at a single birth to survive belongs to Octo-Mom Nadya Suleman, who in 2009 gave birth to six boys and two girls in California, according to the Guinness World Records. The babies, conceived using in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, were delivered by C-section.

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