According to People’s Daily Online, the mother, only identified by her surname Chen, gave birth to twin daughters on February 26 some seven days after giving birth to her son.
She had been receiving fertility treatment before she fell pregnant last August and went into labour at the People’s Hospital of Yichang on February 21 after he water broke.
Head obstetrician Chen Aihua said:
‘I have been a doctor for more than 20 years. This is the first time I have seen someone going into labour twice with a six-day interval.’