Twins Holding Hands At Birth

Last weekend, a woman in the state of Ohio, USA gave birth to twin girls. Especially, it is very rare that two girls are in the same amniotic sac and share the same placenta.
Girls Jenna and Jillian were born by caesarean section at 2:41 p.m. at Akron Community Medical Center. According to hospital staff, the two babies held hands when they were just born. At that moment, the twins’ parents Sarah and Bill Thistlethwaite witnessed this special handshake in the maternity ward.

Jenna (right) weighs 1.8kg and Jillian (left) weighs 1.7kg holding hands at birth Jenna

It is known that both babies are of normal weight, Jenna weighs 1.8kg and Jillian weighs 1.7kg.
Emotional mother Sarah said: “They were so close. I couldn’t believe they were holding hands. It was amazing.”
Dr Melissa Mancuso, an expert on twins, revealed that cases like this usually only happen with a probability of about 1 in 10,000 pregnancies and 1-5% of all twins.
The mother of two children was very emotional when she saw the special handshake of the children

Mancuso said this is a rare case because risks include birth defects and tangled umbilical cord can cause both babies to die during pregnancy, usually twins will be difficult to live. to the time of birth.
Jenna and Jillian were born prematurely at 33 weeks, 2 days, so they will probably both have to stay in an incubator for 2 to 4 weeks in an incubator.
For mom Sarah, this is probably a special Mother’s Day gift for her.
For mother Sarah, this is probably a special gift for her on Mother’s Day after a difficult pregnancy. Sarah is a high school math teacher. Before giving birth, she spent nearly 57 days in a hospital bed. Her husband, Bill, always has to come to take care of him after every working day. They had to leave their eldest son Jaxon in the care of relatives.

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