TBILISI, July 5 (Xinhua) -- The South Caucasus country of Georgia has just witnessed its second quadruplets birth in recorded history, local media reported on Thursday.
The quadruplets are two boys and two girls, sources with the Tbilisi Women's Medical Clinic were quoted as saying.
The 32-year-old mother, Nona Varshanidze, and her four new- borns, weighing from 1.9 kg to 2.0 kg, are doing fine, according to the doctor who performed the Cesarean section to give the births on Wednesday.
Doctor Zaza Sinauridze told the local media that the surgery had been without complications, and that despite the fact of only 35 weeks of pregnancy, the babies and their mother were doing just fine.
The mother herself is a twin.
"Genetically, I myself am a twin," Varshanidze was quoted as saying. "Now I just became a mother of five and I'm happy." She already has a daughter.
According to the reports, the Tbilisi mayoral office has already instructed the social aid department under the health ministry to provide necessary financial assistance to the quadruplets in accordance with the legislation of Georgia.