According to the health officials, there’s a 50 million to one chance that this would happen in any pregnancy.
But, unfortunately, that was the situation facing the surgical team at the Children’s Hospital. According to the parents, Ximena and Scarlett were reportedly born fused from the navel downward with separate lower limbs. The other triplet, Catalina, had a normal birth.
The twins shared a colon and half of their uterus on each side. The babies’ kidneys went to the opposite baby’s bladder, so surgeons would have to reroute them to go to the correct organ. Read the full story here ▶