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2-headed baby born in India
« on: March 14, 2014, 03:40:12 PM »
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/03/14/2-headed-baby-born-in-india/?intcmp=latestnews



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A woman in India has given birth to conjoined twin girls – who appear to have two heads and one shared body, the Independent reported.

The infants were born via cesarean section at Cygnus J.K. Hindu Hospital in Sonipat, Haryana.  They suffer from dicephalic parapagus, meaning they have separate spinal cords, necks and heads, but they share all major limbs and vital organs.  Conjoined twins with this condition typically cannot be separated.

According to the Independent, the babies’ parents could not afford an ultrasound, which would have picked up on their condition in utero.


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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2014, 04:27:15 PM »
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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2014, 05:20:32 PM »

I've always heard two heads are better than one. :thud:
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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2014, 07:20:56 PM »
That's not a "two-headed baby."  It's two babies sharing one body.

I hope someone in India has a lot of capacity to love, because even single born baby girls are tossed away in that culture.
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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2014, 08:16:40 PM »
They are lucky they were not born Muzzie.....can you imagine trying to properly fit them in a burka....??

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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2014, 05:28:16 AM »
Wonder if they'll go classical and call them Janus, or more hip and call them Zaphod.
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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2014, 01:15:58 PM »
That's not a "two-headed baby."  It's two babies sharing one body.

I hope someone in India has a lot of capacity to love, because even single born baby girls are tossed away in that culture.

This is so sad. What a hard life these babies will have.

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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2014, 02:16:25 PM »
This is so sad. What a hard life these babies will have.

I wouldn't be at all surprised if they end up in the Ganges.

Some still do that kind of thing to baby girls in India.

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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2014, 02:20:00 PM »
They - or at least their parents - will end up rather well off.

Freak shows are still big in India.
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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2014, 02:36:17 PM »
They - or at least their parents - will end up rather well off.

Freak shows are still big in India.

Which is almost worse...........
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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2014, 02:58:36 PM »
Which is almost worse...........

It is what it is.

Strange place, India.
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Re: 2-headed baby born in India
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2014, 03:55:11 PM »
It is what it is.

Strange place, India.

I know.

I've been there.
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