Ultrasound scan shows twin sisters fighting inside mother's womb

Ultrasound scan shows twin sisters fighting inside mother's womb

A Chinese father was amazed after he caught his unborn identical twin girls doing what looked like wrestling in their mother's womb during his wife's antenatal check-up.

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Their mother was undergoing an ultrasound scan when she was four months pregnant when doctors discovered the babies shared the same amniotic sac and placenta; something that has been described as very rare and risky.

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Ultra sound scan shows twin sisters fighting inside mother's womb

Identical twin sisters ‘fighting’ in their mother’s womb Source: Daily Mail

A report by Daily Mail showed , however, the pair of identical twin sisters were spotted fighting with each other while they were still in their mother's womb, seemingly kicking and hitting each other.

According to the twins' 28-year-old father, Tao, he filmed the footage was filmed when he accompanied his wife to the clinic in 2018 in Yinchuan city.

The man also said that he particularly found it amusing that his unborn babes were going on about this 'wrestling' like it were a match, that is, they were going on for several rounds.

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He was quite surprised that the video went very viral and even before they were born, they became internet stars.

After they were born born hale and healthy through a cesarean section with the parents nicknaming them Cherry and Strawberry - after their mother's favourite fruits.

In yet another amniotic fluid test, Tao said he saw his twin daughters hugging each other. One of them cuddled the other intimately.

"We were so touched. The babies were so small and they knew how to look after each other. I believe they will live with each other in harmony when they grow up," he said.

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According to medics, the sharing of same amniotic sac and placenta is known as monochorionic monoamniotic twins or Mo-Mo twins.

It is considered to be one of the highest risk twin pregnancies possible. In fact, there is only a 50% chance that the babies will survive after the 26 week mark.

Cherry and Strawberry, however, defied the odds and were born healthy on April 8, 2018 at 32 weeks via a caesarean section.

Further reports indicate the elder sibling was born at 2:51pm, weighing 1,950 grams (4lb 5oz) and the younger one was born one minute later weighing 1,620 grams (3lb 9oz).

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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