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WONDERFUL: Amazing Photos Of Conjoined Twins Being Separated In Kenya!!

It can be very disheartening when a person births a child or children and they suffer some defects.

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Twin babies, Blessing and Favour were born in Kenya and were joined at the sacral region of the lower spinal cord.

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Thankfully, a team of sixty doctors was able to successfully separate them, while making history in the process.

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The doctors at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) performed the operation which has been described as the first of its kind in Africa, by separating the two babies.

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The operation called Sarcophagus surgery, lasted for 23 hours from Tuesday, 6am to Wednesday, 5am.

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The team that worked on the children included paediatric surgeons, neurosurgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, anaesthetists and nursing teams.

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It was disclosed that this was the first operation of its kind to be performed in Kenya and Sub-Sahara Africa.

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The twins, who were born in September 2014, are currently in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and are expected to make a full recovery.

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Written by How Africa

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