SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic A 24-year-old woman gave birth to quintuplets at a hospital in Santiago, a city in the northern Dominican Republic, without complications, doctors said.
Elisabeth Albania Herrera, who lives in Licey, a town in the northern province of La Vega, gave birth to three boys and two girls on Monday.
The woman told Efe she was happy even though her financial situation was difficult.
I feel good about what God has given me, Herrera said, adding that despite the fact that she and her husband do not have money, they would work to ensure the little ones get the upbringing they deserve.
The woman, who already has a 2-year-old daughter, gave birth at Santiago Metropolitan Hospital.
The mother and her five babies are listed in stable condition, doctors said. EFE