Poland's January birthrate fell to its lowest point in over ten years, a leading daily newspaper reported on Thursday.
The baby named Amelka was delivered via caesarean section two weeks ago at the University Clinical Hospital in Wroclaw where the mother, who was unaware she had given birth, is now said to be recovering.
Six-month-old Olivia had been receiving treatment in Dublin but specialists were unable to help the toddler who suffered from problems caused by an overgrown oesophagus, the tube that connects the throat with the stomach.
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The mother and her partner had been trying to get to the nearest hospital after she had gone into labour but a small accident had led to the traffic on the busy road snarling up, leaving them to handle the birth by themselves.
The birth of baby Bartek comes as a huge relief to the village which was catapulted into the glare of global media attention last year with advice flooding in on how to conceive a boy. Proud mum Anna said that the birth was a double miracle as last year she had to raise money for a serious operation without which it would have been impossible to have a successful pregnancy.
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Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday morning visited the parents of Polish sextuplets at the University Hospital in Krakow, south Poland, and gave them the keys to a new nine-seater Volkswagen Transporter car.
The births took both doctors and parents by surprise as everyone was expecting five babies. Doctors say they are keeping the six new-borns under close observation and stress that they are so far doing well.