Woman with two wombs delivers twins a month after first child

Woman with two wombs delivers twins a month after first child

- A 20-year-old lady from Bangladesh has a condition called didelphys which means she has two wombs

- The lady, by the name of Arifa Sultana, gave birth on two occasions about a month apart

- Interestingly, on the second occasion, Arifa Sultana gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, delivering three kids in two months

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Arifa Sultana, a 20-year-old woman who lives in Bangladesh, gave birth to two babies less than a month after having her first child.

According to CNN.com, Arifa's first child was born normally during the latter part of February 2020 and she left the hospital with her newborn baby.

Less than four weeks later, Dr Sheila Poddar, a gynaecologist at Ad-Din hospital in Dhaka, indicated that the 20-year-old new mother came to his unit complaining of discomfort in her abdomen.

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An ultrasound was carried out to diagnose the ailment and it revealed that she was pregnant with twins.

The condition of possessing two wombs is actually not new, as it is known as didelphys.

All three children are doing very well whilst their mother is also responding to treatment after going through a C-section to give birth to the twins.

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Meanwhile, a newborn in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh in India has been christened Sanitiser by his parents in a way that archives the trying time the world is in.

When speaking with the media, Omveer, the baby’s father, said that he was impressed by the measure the government has taken to contain coronavirus in the country, IndiaToday reports.

"My wife and I are highly impressed by the effective measures taken by both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to battle the novel coronavirus,” he said.

He added that hand sanitisers are very important in keeping people safe from the outbreak of the virus, saying the same materials are also being freely distributed across the nation.

Omveer said they decided to give their baby that name because they appreciate the value of the hand wash and how it is presently being used to protect everyone.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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