MEC visits teen mother of conjoined twins

Gauteng Health MEC Ntombi Mekgwe is on Thursday expected to visit a 15-year-old girl who gave birth to...

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Gauteng Health MEC Ntombi Mekgwe is on Thursday expected to visit a 15-year-old girl who gave birth to conjoined twins at <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><place w:st="on"><placename w:st="on">Chris<placename w:st="on">Hani<placename w:st="on">Baragwanath<placetype w:st="on">Hospital.

The babies are joined at the chest and the abdomen and have been in the hospital’s high care neonatal ward since they were born on Monday.

“The MEC will be going there to give support and assure them that everything will be okay as the doctors prepare for surgery to separate the twins,” said Gauteng Health’s Mandla Sidu.