Last Monday, a New York woman who was born with two uteruses and who carried a baby in each, was allowed to bring home both her boys, born last October.
Buffalo, NY’s Women and Children’s Center had discharged baby Carter to mom Alison Camp on January 21, while his brother Griffin remained in the hospital.
After a slightly longer stay, Griffin was finally able to go home with the rest of the family last week, as Camp documented on her blog, Journeyto2boys.
“To drive away from the hospital with the knowledge that we made it through was so powerful, and beyond an answered prayer,” Camp wrote in recent journal entry about bringing the boys home.
Mom had a rare condition called didelphys. Each of her uteruses had one fallopian tube and one ovary and she had two cervixes.
Even though the boys were born on the same day, doctors say it is possible they could have been conceived at different times. The jury is still out on whether the boys can technically be called twins.
At birth, the premature boys weight about 1.5 pounds each. The twins join their 5 and 2-year old older sisters.