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July 21, 2010

Mother pregnant with 2 babies, not twins



     Angie Cromar was born with a rare condition  called didelphys, which means she has 2 uteruses. It didn't pose a  problem for her previous pregnancies, and the 34-year-old has given  birth to 2 healthy children before.

According to AOLNews.com, July 17:

A UT woman is pregnant with 2 babies, but they're not twins....

    Angie Cromar was born with a rare condition called didelphys, which means she has 2 uteruses. It didn't pose a problem for her previous pregnancies, and the 34-year-old has given birth to 2 healthy children before.

    But this time, she's conceived in both uteruses. During her 1st ultrasound exam, Cromar and her doctor discovered that she's carrying 2 fetuses at different stages of development, one slightly older than the other.

    "[He said] I'm 5 weeks and 4 days in one, and 6 weeks and 1 day in the other," Cromar [said]...

    The chances of this happening are estimated to be 1 in 5 million. "Probably less than 100, so far, worldwide, have been reported," [Dr. Steve] Terry, [Cromar's Ob/Gyn] said. "So she's a member of a small, elite club."

    Cromar herself is a labor and delivery nurse, and knows the complications her condition can bring: chances of pre-term labor and low birth weight....



Video Courtesy of KSL.com

My hunch is the babies will be delivered by c-section at the same time.

I thought this comment was pretty funny...

    

Contact: Jill Stanek
Source: jillstanek.com
Date Published: July 20, 2010