Head-to-Head Conjoined Twins Separated in Miracle Surgery

By Samuel Morden
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It seems unreal, but some people really born stuck together. Conjoined twins are two babies physically attached to each other at birth. Is it possible to surgically separate them, and let them live normal lives? The latest science has new answers!

Meet Tiny Abigail and Micaela

In a shocking medical breakthrough, nine-month-old girls born conjoined at the head had a successful surgery. The separation took place at UC Davis Children's Hospital, an operation that took 24 hours to complete!

Abigail and Micaela Bachinskiy now have hope to live independent lives, unlike similar cases even a few decades ago. With nerves and veins tangles between their heads, it was no simple task to divide them. What was the journey to this moment, and how did their family cope?

Next, see the medical journey of these incredible babies, parents, and doctors!