Child birth is always captivating but these ten cases are particularly amazing, and sometimes bizarre and paranormal! While some of them can be explained away with science, the rest will have your scratching your head for days.
1. Twins born from Separate Wombs
A woman from Michigan gave birth to twin girls, one from each of her wombs. The likelihood of this happening is 1 in 5 million. This irregularity is called Mullerian abnormality.
2. Different Colored Twins
It is not normal for mixed-race couples to have children that are ‘differently colored’ but there are certain cases every now and then which go beyond what is normal and ‘known’. Miya and Leah Durrant came into the world in 2008 looking alike but with differently colored skin and eyes. What’s more, the couple had given birth to a pair of twins in 2001 and they were different colored as well!
3. Rajo Devi
Rajo Devi gave birth to a baby in 2008, at aged 70, making her the oldest woman in the world to go through child birth. She was unable to conceive all through her life and was menopausal by the time she was 50.
If the oldest mother is 70 years old, the youngest mother, Lina, is 5 years old. She gave birth to her baby who grew up thinking that his mother was his sister and his grandmother, his mother. He lived a normal, healthy life and Lina had another child 33 years later.
5. James Elgin Gil
James Elgin Gil was born 4.5 months premature, but he managed to survive. He weighed 482 grams, which is why he was put into intensive care.
6. Carmelina Fedele
Carmelina Fedele gave birth to the heaviest baby in 1955. The child weighed 10.2 kilograms at birth. Another baby was born in 2009 in Indonesia who weighed 8.7 kilograms.
7. Bhuri Kalbi
Bhuri Kalbi’s baby was born in the toilet of a moving train. She was traveling to some unknown destination and visited the restroom which is when the baby slipped out. The baby landed on the tracks but miraculously, managed to survive and is healthy today.
8. Carolina Chirindza
Carolina Chirindza’s town got flooded one summer because of which she was forced to climb a tree to save herself. She stayed that way for over four days and on the fourth day, she gave birth to a baby girl. Fortunately, a helicopter spotted them and helped her climb down along with her baby.
9. Naked Heart
In September, 2011, Siti Rahma was diagnosed with Ectopia cordis at birth. Ectopia cordis is a rare birth defect that causes the heart to be formed outside the body.
10. First Male Pregnancy
Through artificial insemination, Thomas Beattie became pregnant. Beattie was born a female but underwent a sex change. This was the first male mom ever to become pregnant and give birth.