Twins, conjoined heads facing each other for the first time
14-month-old Jayden brothers and Anias MacDonald - twin janiceps. They moved the 27-hour operation to separate, $ 2, 5 million dollars.
This story is about the closest in the world people who from birth could not look at each other. Similar operations are made in the 13 months of age - a rarity.
14 months Jaden did not know what it looks like his brother Anias
Nicole MacDonald for the first time holding one hand on Jaden.
Nicole and Christian near the bed of his son Anias
Kraniopagovye twins - a rare phenomenon, it occurs once in 2, 5 million births. About 40 percent-janiceps twins are born dead. Of those who survive, a third die within 24 hours after birth.
In Anias definitely have a problem. In Nicole could not for a long time to take her son in her arms, because he is very slowly recovering from surgery and was breathing through a tube. Doctors have warned that if you remove the device now, Anias will experience problems with breathing and heart.
Nicole and Christian. The boys were born by Caesarean section last September near Chicago, Illinois.
Boys prepared for the forthcoming operation. Twins came to see their big brother Asa
Twins came to see their big brother Asa.
Nicole with Dr. James Goodrich.