Conjoined Twins Separated After 6 Months Live Happy Lives Now As Two Adorable Girls
March 12, 2019
Conjoined twins occur once in 200,000 births, but only 35% of them survive the first day of their lives. This is the story of how the impossible can be made possible. It’s about the Carlsen sisters, who were born conjoined but successfully went through surgery. At the times of sisters’ separation, 60% of such surgeries have fatal outcomes.
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Six Months Of Hesitation
When Amy and Jesse Carlsen welcomed Abbigail and Isabelle into the world, they were blissed-out. However, they knew that their small princesses were born conjoined - connected from chests to bellies. Isabelle’s heart was beating in Abby’s chest, and the sisters even shared a single liver.