Baby Born With Two Faces


"Doctors at Holy Family Hospital have been trying to save a baby born with two faces, as he has been having breathing problems. They have been unable to feed the baby through the mouth, sources told The Express Tribune. The baby is the third child of a couple from Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Paediatric Ward Senior Registrar Dr Qaisar Aziz told The Express Tribune that the new born baby has been shifted to the intensive care unit of the children ward and was being take good care of. The doctor, however, expressed low possibility for the survival of the child. The baby has two sets of eyes, noses, and lips, and one pair of ears. “As feeding through the mouth is not possible [at present], he is being fed through a naso-gastric tube. The two faces are angled to each other,” said Dr Qaisar. The doctors explained that medically such a condition comes under the category of Craniofacial malformation. It is the first case of its kind in the history of the hospital, which was established before the creation of Pakistan.”