What Is Heteropaternal Superfecundation: Can you imagine that 2 twins are born and they have different fathers? Yes, a similar case has come up in Portugal where a 19-year-old woman has given birth to twins, but surprisingly, the DNA of both the children is different. You will be shocked to hear that these twins born from the same mother’s womb have different fathers. Such events are considered quite rare in medical science.
Such cases have come to the fore in the world as well.
These twins may be similar in appearance and born from the same mother’s womb, but their fathers are different. Let us tell you that about 8 months after the birth of the children, their father got the children DNA tested. In whose report it was shocking that the person who came to get the test done is the father of only one of these children. The second child belongs to some other man, that is, his father is someone else. Experts say that this is called the state of heteroparental superfecundation in science. Such cases are very few. This is the 20th case of heteroparental superfecundation in the world so far.
What is Heteroparental Superfecundation?
Medical science experts say that cases of heteroparental superfecundation are quite rare. In this, twins have DNA from different fathers. Such a situation arises when the eggs found in a woman’s body are fertilized by two different men. That is, the woman must have had a relationship with two different men during this time. This woman was also in a relationship with two different men at that time, due to which different DNA has been found in her twins.
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