"They Are Not Twins": Woman Gives Birth to Two Babies Who Were Conceived Five Days Apart

"They Are Not Twins": Woman Gives Birth to Two Babies Who Were Conceived Five Days Apart

  • A woman from California, Odalis Martinez, got pregnant with baby number two while expecting baby number one
  • The two baby girls were born on August 10, 2020, and they look just like twins but that is not the case
  • This scenario was the result of a rare occurrence called superfetation when a second egg is released and fertilized during the first pregnancy

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A young lady, Odalis Martizen, has revealed how she got pregnant while she was already pregnant.

"They Are Not Twins": Woman Gives Birth to Two Babies Who Were Conceived Five Days Apart
Odalis and Antonio Martinez welcomed two daughters. Odalis revealed she became pregnant with one of her daughters while she was already expecting the first one. Photo: Daily Mail.
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Conceives two babies five days apart

As reported by Daily Mail, Odalis and Antonio Martinez were overjoyed when they found out they were expecting a baby in November 2020.

The couple had been left heartbroken by a miscarriage a few months previously.

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But the best was yet to come when the 25-year-old discovered during her first scan that she was actually expecting two babies who were conceived at different times during the same week.

Superfetation condition

The incredibly rare phenomenon is known as superfetation and is when a second, new pregnancy occurs during an initial pregnancy. It can occur days or weeks apart.

The proud mother said it felt like a miracle to have daughters Lilo and Imelda arrive but admits that the pair look so similar that she and her husband have mistaken them for one another.

'I got pregnant while I was already pregnant.'I just say that they're twins but after reading a lot of articles I know that they're technically not twins but it's just confusing for people so I just tell them like they're twins," she said.

Woman gives birth after 2 miscarriages

Meanwhile, Kenya's number one news site, TUKO.co.ke, previously reported that Evelyn Adurojaye finally received her bundle of joy after two miscarriages, and more than fifteen pregnancy tests.

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The happy mom shared stunning pre-maternity photos while announcing her baby news.

She was overjoyed to carry her baby.

''After more than two years, two miscarriages and more than 15 pregnancy tests. God finally did it for me. Meet the newest yummy mummy in the building God did it, Oluwaseun oo,'' she wrote on Twitter.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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