Chicago-area Woman Gives Birth to Conjoined Twin Girls

Despite a low probability of survival, and facing as much criticism as support, a Chicago-area woman gave birth last week to identical conjoined twin girls. Amanda Schulten, a 21-year old, single mother from Marengo, Illinois, said on her blog that she was determined to give birth to the twins despite knowing they would have no chance of a long or normal life. The twins are conjoined girls, fully connected at the torso, sharing a heart, two lungs and two kidneys. They share two legs, and...Full Story
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