Pictured together - separately: Mother of conjoined twins shares photo of the boys sleeping in their own beds for the first time after successful separation surgery
This is the first photo of conjoined twins Anias and Jadon McDonald sleeping in their own beds after their 20-hour separation surgery.
It was touch-and-go as to whether or not the 13-month-old boys would make it through the operation on Thursday.
Halfway through, the lead surgeon discovered that they shared far more vascular tissue than he had anticipated - a 5x7cm segment.
He managed to complete the procedure, though it placed Anias in an incredibly delicate position. He needed another seven hours of surgery as his heart rate plummeted.
But now, four days later, the brothers are on the... read more
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