Separated conjoined twins finally head home on Valentine's day after successful surgery (photos)

Separated conjoined twins finally head home on Valentine's day after successful surgery (photos)

- 2-year-old conjoined who were separated walked out of the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on Tuesday, February 14 for the first time

- The girls were dressed in red dresses, white stockings and red shoes ready for a Valentine's day treat

- This was their first time they walked out of hospital since they were admitted in 2014

Favour Karimi and Blessing Kathure walked out of the hospital for the first time since they were admitted in November, 2014.

Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time

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Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time

Caroline Mukiri, their mother was overjoyed seeing her babies out of the hospital environment and thanked the hospital staff for their kindness, support and love to the girls.

Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time

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They were treated to a trip at the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) animal orphanage on Valentine's day.

Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time
Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time

KNH CEO Lily Koros Tare presented the twins with a bouquet of flowers saying the babies were special to the hospital.

Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time

"The twins have made tremendous progress in their recovery under the close monitoring of doctors,nurses,nutritionists,physiotherapists and occupational therapists," read a Facebook post on the KNH page.

Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time
Conjoined twins walk out of hospital for the first time

The girls enjoyed the environment away from hospital seeing caged animals and posing with animals.

The twins who were joined at the sacral region of the lower spinal cord were separated after a historic successful operation by a team of sixty doctors.

Watch a video below of the twins visit at the animal orphanage;

Source: Yen.com.gh

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