Leland woman gives birth to quintuplets

(Source: Banner Health)
(Source: Banner Health)

LELAND, NC (WECT) - A Leland woman's family recently grew significantly when she and her husband welcomed five new children into the world on Thursday, according to a news release.

Carmen Milam Matthews, 33, gave birth in Mesa, AZ, where she was under the care of renowned perinatologist John Elliott, MD.

After a 34-week pregnancy, the quintuplets, two girls and three boys, arrived between 7:25 a.m. and 7:27 a.m.

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