Two-Headed Ethiopian Boy Delivered

Addis Ababa: A baby with two heads was born at Wachamo University Queen Eleni Comprehensive Specialized Hospital in Southern Ethiopia yesterday.

Pediatrics department head Dr. Basazen Tasew said that the mother delivered the baby at midnight.

The woman, a mother of five, gave birth to the baby with two heads attached below his neck, he added.

She gave birth through minor surgery.

The two-headed baby had normal regular gestation period and weighed 4.2 kilograms, it was learned.

Even though the baby is now healthy, there are indications that his development might be impaired in the future, Dr. Basazen stated.

A team of doctors in the hospital are closely monitoring the baby.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency