Monday, 8 June 2015

Conjoined Twis

A women in Texas has beat 1 in 50 million odds by giving birth to identical triplets. Two of which is conjoined at the pelvis.  

Silvia Hernandez and her husband were excited to discover that she was going to have triplets. However there were concerns because 2 of her baby were conjoined. Silvia, her husband and her son welcomed her daughters, Catalina and the conjoined twins Ximena and Scarlett.

All 3 girls weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces. It is remarkable to give birth to triplets but, it is even remarkable for them to be identical - odds are 1 in 60,000 to 1 in 200 million.
Dr. Haroon Patel, a pediatric surgeon at Driscoll Children's Hospital. Corpus Christi, said “ It would be six months until the two twins would be able to separate.” Catalina, Xiema and Scarlett were born a Saturday at Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area.
Robertson said “ The girls were born to Silvia Hernandez of Brownsville via cesarean section, at about 34 weeks. A normal pregnancy is about 41 weeks. Each baby weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces. They were breathing without respirators.”


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