Baby inside baby?????

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posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 11:03 AM
Wow i never heard of this untill i looked in the paper and was reading about a documentry hear in the UK
to be shown on channel 4 on monday 9.00pm "Boy who gave birth to his twin"

Its about a boy who was operated on for a cyst in his tummy..

They made a shocking discovery that the actual reson the
seven year olds abdomen was distended was he had his own twin living inside of him, complete with hair,limbs and teeth.

The phenomenon, known as foetus in fetu (a baby inside a baby) is very rare. This boy was one of 70 cases ever recorded

there is also talk about a women in the US whos scan has showed she was carrying a baby within a baby
like ornamental Russian dolls...
not much said on this link its about the 4th story down

Anyone know of any other info on this???

posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 05:05 PM
WOW, this looks like it could do with some further investigation! Can't wait to see this TV program! I wonder how common it is?????

posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 05:14 PM
He is lucky his brother did not try to EAT HIS WAY OUT!!


posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 06:24 PM
Mad pic groingringer!!!

posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 06:38 PM
~Yea I'm always checkin' out GroinGrinders pics. They cool. But yea that fetus inside of fetus thing doesn't suprise me. Science has it's ways of making us terrans more bewilderd by the minute.

posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 07:02 PM
This has happened a number of times. When one twin doesn't develope. The egg doesn't seperate. Only one developes, but it still has part of the other one imbedded in them.

My daughter went to school with a girl that should have had a twin. It was in side of her and was removed after birth. It was small not developed. Hers was caught at birth, she was lucky.

posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 08:26 PM
i cant believe thats possible

posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 08:58 PM
Ah, that must be a pain in the arse to get out..can picture that

good find!


posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 09:33 PM
Thanks Jeffrey and asala.


posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 09:35 PM
Interesting story. I've never heard of anything like that before. That would be really neat to have a look at the fetus.

posted on Dec, 7 2003 @ 09:37 PM
wow never heard of that before. A little disturbing in my opinion.

posted on Dec, 8 2003 @ 10:31 AM
Heres the best info on the matter I can find at present.

posted on Dec, 8 2003 @ 10:35 AM

I wonder how common it is?????

Only 70 cases ever reported....I'd say that's pretty rare indeed....

posted on Dec, 8 2003 @ 10:40 AM
Just some further reading for foetus in fetu

posted on Dec, 8 2003 @ 11:41 AM
Glad i just read this! I would have missed it otherwise! Thanks asala

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