LITTLE ROCK, AK – An Arkansas couple discovered that the already-pregnant wife was pregnant again!
Julie Grovenburg already knew she was pregnant, and was expecting one child. But during an ultrasound, doctors noticed a second heartbeat, and a small hidden second sack.
Because the babies are at different developmental stages, doctors are sure the babies are not twins! It is believed they were conceived about 2 1/2 weeks apart.
The older child is expected in December 2009, while the second will be born January 2010!
This is an extremely rare condition, there have only been 10 documented cases, and most of the pregnancies went through without any concerns.
Medical experts discuss the case below: