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City rents lodgings for parents of Poland’s first sextuplets

May 28, 2019
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In this Friday, May 24, 2019 photo the parents of sextuplets, believed to be Poland's first, Szymon Marzec, left, and Klaudia Marzec, center, are receiving layettes for their babies from Krakow Deputy Mayor Andrzej Kulig at the University Hospital in Krakow, Poland. The city of Krakow has rented a two-bedroom apartment for the parents to help them stay close to the hospitalized babies. (AP Photo/Boguslaw Swierzowski)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish city of Krakow is renting a two-bedroom apartment for the parents of recently born sextuplets so they can stay close to the hospitalized babies.

The four girls and two boys, believed to be Poland’s first ever sextuplets, were born May 20, in the pregnancy’s 29th week, through cesarean section at Krakow’s University Hospital. They have been placed in incubators and are expected to remain hospitalized for some three months.

The move by the city will save the parents and their 2½-year-old son hours of daily commuting from their home in Tylmanowa, in the south of the country.

The babies, Filip,Tymon, Zosia, Kaja, Malwina and Nela, were also given layettes bearing the city’s symbols.

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