"The baby girl has two heads, two necks and two spines, but only one body, one lung for each head, two separate oesophaguses and trachea, a single stomach and heart. Most of the vital organs are shared" said Dr Amit Gupta, medical director of Sonipat's Cygnus JK Hindu Hospital, where the conjoined twins were born.

This subtype of conjoint twins is termed as Dicephalic parapagus (i.e Two heads and fused side-by-side with a shared pelvis).

The sad part is that the mother didn't get an ultrasound even once during the full course of pregnancy. It was just two weeks back when gynaecologist Dr Shikha Malik was shocked while checking the ultrasound reports. The reason cited by the mother for no antenatal checkup was unaffordability.



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