The girls are being treated at the hospital’s paediatric surgery section under the care of Associate Professor Dr Shainoor Islam, said the twin’s father Raju Miah.
Civil Surgeon of Gaibandha Dr Nirmolendu Chowdhury said: “The newborn conjoined twins had been tested at the modern paediatric specialist hospital.”
He further explained the complications these conjoined twins face, saying: “One of the twins has fully functioning urethra and rectum while the other does not have those, which is why they have been referred to DMCH for their surgery.”
The conjoined twins were born on September 28 to farmer Raju Miah and his wife Shahida Begum in Sundorganj union of Gaibandha. They were born at home with the help of a midwife and seem to have normal organ functions expect that one twin does not have urethra and rectum passages.