Final Derrico quintuplet released from hospital

The final Derrico quintuplet was released from Summerlin Hospital Medical Center this week after two months of intensive care.

Three of the babies were home by Oct. 12. The fourth was home by Oct. 29, and the youngest daughter was discharged on Nov. 6.

The five infants, Deniko, Dariz, Deonee, Daician and Daiten, were airlifted in pairs to a neonatal unit at Summerlin hospital after their birth in Arizona on Sept. 6.

The entire Las Vegas family of 11 will be together for the holidays.

The family has a blog at for anyone who is curious.

Contact reporter Wesley Juhl at or (702) 383-0381. Follow him on Twitter @WesJuhl.


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