Thursday, August 16, 2012

AMAZING: Baby born with two heads and many Legs

A woman give birth to a healthy girl with two heads
but one body at a private nursing home in this Uttar
Pradesh district. The abnormal baby was
delivered to one Sumitra Devi (38) after a major
operation at a private nursing home 'Aashirwad
hospital and Research Centre' near Polytechnic
crossing at 2100 hrs last night.
The child has two heads fixed on a single neck and
body. She has two hands and as many legs and is
crying with both her mouths. Not only this, she is
taking feed with both her mouths normally. The rare
birth is said to be owing to a congenital abnormality.
Senior doctor of the nursing home, Dr Anju, said: "It
is a birth defect and usually known as 'congential
anomaly."
It is a type of congenital disorder which is primarily
structural in nature, she informed adding, the
problem occurs to one child in several lakhs
generally due to a genetic disorder.
Dr Vinod Kumar, another senior medico, said the
chances of survival of such children are much lesser,
but they can also live longer on better care. The
father Tilakdhari Yadav said the newborn is his sixth
child. He has four daughters. The fifth child was a
boy, who is no more.
Oluwaseyi O.
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