Horrible: Baby born with siblings’ embryos inside her
Parents and doctors have to be prepared for surprises during childbirth, but sometimes something so bizarre happens that even experienced doctors have to struggle to keep their composure.
This is exactly what happened a few years ago in Hong Kong. A baby girl was born with an extremely distended stomach, which doctors initially thought was due to a tumor. After performing an ultrasound, they operated to remove the mysterious lump. But what they found inside the baby girl was like something from their worst nightmares.
Between her spine and her kidneys, doctors found two large masses of tissue that were obviously not cancerous tumors. Further investigation quickly revealed that the infant had been carrying two embryos, one eight weeks old and one ten weeks old. Both embryos had an umbilical cord, limbs, a spine, brain matter, and intestines. They measured 13.7 and 14.5 inches in length. In a state of near shock, the doctors removed the masses of tissue from the girl’s body. Continue…