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“All My Children Na For House I Dey Born Dem” – Mother Of 18 Narrates Experience



In Katsina, some people have begun to refer to Hajara Shuaibu as the most fertile woman in Nigeria after her latest delivery, where she gave birth to 5 children on Wednesday, October 5.

Hajara’s news has spread within her community and beyond. She narrated her experience to journalists, BBC Pidgin reported.

How Katsina woman gives birth to 18 children Hajara had earlier given birth to 2 sets of twins, 9 singles, before delivering another 5 last week. She did not expect more than one baby and followed her normal daily routine.

Hajara did not even attend any ante-natal, and she gave birth to all her children at home. She was assisted by local birth attendants called Unguwan Zoma in the Hausa language. She revealed that she was taken to Funtua General Hospital for precaution after her delivery at home.

Where did northern woman born 18 children? Speaking in pidgin:

“Na for house I born, na afta dem carry me go hospital wia dem infuse blood for me and tell me to rest, all my previous births too na for house.”“All my children na for house I dey born dem without single operation.”

What did Katsina woman use that made her continue giving birth?

Hajara disclosed that she is just a housewife without any business while revealing that she has no diet or routine that makes her continue to give birth.

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She then called on the government and individuals to come to their aid as they needed help to take care of the babies.

Who is father of 18 children from Katsina mother?

Hajara’s husband, Shuaibu Umar, disclosed that two of the babies died on Thursday, but the remaining three and their mother have been moved to the federal medical centre, Katsina, for better medical attention.

Shuaibu, who is a farmer in Doman Village, said the children are blessings, and his wife did not have any diet or routine that makes her continue to give birth. He revealed that the Faskari Local Government chairman in Katsina helped them with N100,000, but more help is still needed in taking care of the children.

When did Hajara get married?

Hajara’s father, Umar Hussaina, said he married off his daughter to the farmer 21 years ago. “Hajara na 35 years old and she marry 21 years ago, so, regarding her plenty births, I go tok say na gift from God.” Asking Hajara about the possibility of her giving birth again, she says it is in God’s hands.

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