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Published: Jan 2, 2011
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Polish Twins, Different Fathers? DNA Determines 'Heteropaternal Superfecundation'
by Toshiba Reynolds
Polish twins, different fathers! (VIDEO) Twin babies born to one woman are the result of a rare double conception, according to reports out of Poznan, Poland.
According to the AP story, the woman was determined to be pregnant with babies by two separate men - her husband and her lover - after DNA tests were ordered to determine if he had to pay her child support.
The two filed for divorce after the twins, a boy and a girl, were born 11 months ago.
Called "Heteropaternal Superfecundation", superfecundation describes a situation where the eggs are fertilized by sperm from separate incidences of sexual intercourse - in a case where a woman has sex with different partners, the twins could have different fathers.
Each child is carried within its own egg and has its own placenta.
The Polish twins are one of only seven known cases in the world.
In another report of the rare occurence, a Texas woman gave birth to twins by separate fathers in 2009. Go here to read more!
Below is a Today Show video news report about the twins, now residing with their mother and her lover while the divorce from her husband is finalized.
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i wonder if this is more common than anyone thinks..
Haha I bet there is a LOT more twins born to two different fathers than folk would ever admit.
It's quite possible and no doubt quite common because different eggs released at the same time can have a day or two's difference between fertilisation.
by emperor jurist6 years ago
Is it possible that twins can have two diferent fathers?
by cooldad6 years ago
If the founding fathers intended for church and state to be separate, why is this such a problem?I always thought that our country was founded upon an ideal that church and state must remain separate. Why then, is...
by Mark Hodges6 years ago
Lateral ThinkingLateral thinkingA woman gave natural birth to two daughters who were born in the same hour of the same day of the same month of the same year, but they were not twins!How could this be possible?
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