Temitope Alao gave birth to 3-pound triplets at
Woodhull Hospital, Brooklyn, New York on Thursday morning, February
11, about eight months into her pregnancy.
The 34yr old new mother who has been trying to
conceive for 6 years welcomed a girl, Temiloluwa, and two boys,
Oluwafikayomi and Ifeoluwa (baby Ifeoluwa is the only one pictured.
They were born prematurely)
In the delivery room was Afolake Alao, 58, a longtime registered
nurse at Woodhull Medical Center and the
childrenâ€™s grandmother. Afolake Alao said she
insisted that her daughter-in-law, who had been trying to conceive
for six years, come to the United States for the delivery.
â€œI knew she would get good care
here,â€ she told reporters during a press availability
at the hospital Friday.
Her journey to New York involved a 13-hour flight with a
layover in Paris.
Temitope Alao made the trip with her own mother,
Adejoke Ogunrinde, on Jan. 21.
happy,â€ said Temitope Alao, the beaming but groggy new
She said sheâ€™s not intimidated by the
thought of caring for three infants at once.
manage,â€ she said, adding she was
â€œvery activeâ€ during her
The only thing left to do for the family is to introduce the
babies to their dad for the first time.
Temitopeâ€™s husband is still Nigeria.
â€œWe are trying to get him here to see the
babies,â€ she said.
The family will return to Nigeria when the babies are old
enough to travel, they said. Temiloluwa, the
girlâ€™s name, means â€œGod
belongs to me.â€ The boys names stand for
â€œGod has increased my joyâ€ and
Source: New York Daily News