Craziness!

By intern Amber in General

For me, being pregnant was both lovely and tough. My feet swelled, my face suddenly looked puffy, my body was constantly changing uncontrollably. However there was one thing I could look forward to; no periods and unprotected sex with my husband! I relished in not having to worry about condoms or birth control methods for the long 9 months that consumed my life.

Enter 'Superfetation.'  An unusual rare medical condition, Superfetation is the formation of a fetus while another embryo is already present in the uterus. Basically you can get pregnant while being pregnant.

Todd and Julia Grovenburg of Fort Smith, Arkansas, received international media attention for Mrs. Grovenburg's conception of an additional child while already pregnant with a child conceived two and a half weeks earlier. 'I just started gagging,' Julia said after she found out, 'I mean, I was getting sick.' Her husband Todd agreed, 'Both in shock!' If it were possible to carry both children to term, the birth of the first child would be expected in December 2009, whereas the second child would be due in January 2010.

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