I am 23yrs old and 16weeks into my first pregnancy. At 11weeks my husband and i were told we are having twins but that they are conjoined fron the chest to about their hips. They share one (very weak) heart. The doctor has told us they don't have and chance for servival. At our last check up they think they saw that it is boys. They wanted me to terminate them but there is NO way i could ever do that to my little guys. I have seen them kicking and moving all over in there. I'm told they could die at any time. There is a VERY small chance they will live till birth but they would most likely pass within a couple of hours I have been very sick for the last three months... I feel really alone in this all, I'm told this happens 1 in 200,000 pregnancys. Has anyone gone through this before?View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD Communities are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. Communities are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.
Do not consider Communities as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.