A 1 in 80,000 birth: baby born inside an intact amniotic sac

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five months. This first ran August …

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A look inside the womb: Parents share moving video of 18-week-old babies during in utero surgery

By Nancy Flanders Sharon and her husband were thrilled to be expecting identical twin girls, but at 17 weeks gestation, they received news that no parent wants to hear. “We found out that they had twin to twin transfusion. We did an extensive ultrasound and that’s when we found out it was quite serious,” explained …

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