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Baby born with four legs at government hospital in Kakinada

Both the mother and infant boy’s health are doing fine, though the baby is being treated for special care.

india Updated: Jun 23, 2017 23:57 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Rajamahendravaram (Andhra Pradesh)
Kakinada,Baby with four legs,Andhra Pradesh
The baby was born with fours legs attached to his stomach.(File Photo)

In a rare occurrence, baby boy with four legs was born at a government hospital at Kakinada.

“It is a peculiar and rare delivery with such cases happening in 10 lakh deliveries,” said child specialist Manikayamba at the hospital.

She said, “A Mani, 25, from Tapaswaram village of Mandapeta mandalam in the district was yesterday (Thursday) admitted to hospital for delivery... In the afternoon she delivered a baby boy with four legs which were attached to stomach.”

The boy and are mother both are safe, the doctor said.

“The boy is safe and is being treated for special care in NICU,” the doctor added.

Many people gathered at the hospital to see the newborn.

First Published: Jun 23, 2017 21:43 IST