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Ohio woman gives birth to
rare ‘mono mono’ twins

New York Daily News, by Victoria Taylor

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 5/11/2014 11:51:14 AM

A middle school teacher from Ohio got an extra-special Mother´s Day gift this year. Sarah Thistlethwaite, of Orrville, gave birth to rare identical “mono mono” twin girls on Friday after spending almost two months in the hospital. The twins, named Jenna and Jillian, were born holding hands. “It´s definitely, truly a miracle,” Thistlethwaite told NewsChannel5. Monoamniotic or “mono mono” twins share an amniotic sac. This kind of identical twins occurs in one out of 10,000 pregnancies. Carrying “mono mono” twins is considered high risk because the babies’ umbilical cords may become entangled or compressed while they are in

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What a great mother´s day present.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mamafrog, 5/11/2014 12:14:48 PM     (No. 9844576)

Wonderful result. Good care can prevent tragedies and a lifetime of damage to a child´s health.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951, 5/11/2014 1:13:10 PM     (No. 9844646)

Bless this new family and the people who cared for her and the babies. What a happy story. This sure beats the woman who filmed her own abortion. Happy Mother´s Day.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: beancounter, 5/11/2014 3:02:43 PM     (No. 9844727)

Since they were holding hands they would be mano a mano mono mono twins.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Susannah, 5/11/2014 4:02:49 PM     (No. 9844789)

Exactly, #3. What a lovely story, and what lovely babies.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hazymac, 5/11/2014 4:15:13 PM     (No. 9844801)

The happiest Mother´s Day of all.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 5/11/2014 4:42:10 PM     (No. 9844818)

I saw this story yesterday. Coming out while holding hands just made my own heart swell with joy when I read that. Much happiness and blessings to come your way new momma.

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