CHICAGO - Two parents from west suburban Woodridge celebrated Father’s Day this year after the birth of four children last week.
Silver and Onyinye Stanley Nwagha welcomed their four newborns – three girls and one boy – on Monday, June 10, at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. The children were born via C-section.
Silver took the pregnancy to 34 weeks, a hospital official said, which is unusually long for quadruplets.
Silver was discharged from the hospital on Friday, June 14 – just in time to celebrate Father’s Day weekend with Onyinye and their 2-year-old son Chinemere.
The newborns have been named Zara, Sochimaobim, Amaka and Muna.
The birth of triplets or more is rare in the U.S. - approximately 102 of every 100,000 live births include triplets or more, according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.