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Rare Blood Disorder Haunts Twins in Womb

Posted Aug 23 2008 10:25pm

http://abcnews.go.com/WN/story?id=5471351&page=1

Doctors Work Inside Mother's Womb to Save Twins

By JOHN MCKENZIE

July 29, 2008

After two and a half years of marriage, Kim and Nate Stroh of Humble, Tex., got the good news on New Year's Day that Kim was pregnant with twins.

"We were thrilled about having twins. It felt like it was something so special," Kim, 27, said.

Then, in mid-April, in the course of a routine ultrasound, doctors discovered that the twins were not fraternal, as Kim and Nate had been told, but identical. The Strohs were also told the pregnancy was in trouble. Doctors had discovered a deadly complication.

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