A household in India says they’ve been blessed by the gods after giving start to a “miracle” child with two pairs of additional limbs.
The new child arrived on Saturday weighing 6.5 kilos — eight appendages and all — to mother Kareena, from Hardoi metropolis within the state of Uttar Pradesh, based on South West Information Service.
Moreover the added components, which got here hooked up to the toddler’s abdomen, medical doctors at Shahabad Group Well being Centre have in any other case declared that the child and mom — whose surname was not revealed — are each wholesome.
In the meantime, the babe is reportedly being praised as a “miracle of nature” and since garnered a non secular following by those that consider the babe could also be a reincarnation of the four-armed Hindu goddess Lakshmi, who guidelines wealth, fortune, energy, magnificence, fertility and prosperity, based on The Unbiased.
The situation is known as polymelia, the place the Greek poly- means “many” and -melia refers to “limbs.” The congenital dysfunction ends in further, unusable arms, legs, palms or ft that generally seem shrunken and misshapen. Some instances come up out of conjoined twin eventualities wherein one twin’s improvement fails and is essentially consumed by the surviving one, leaving just a few limbs behind.