Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi go out for the first time

HCMCThe sisters laughed and danced to the music to welcome the Mid-Autumn Festival with hundreds of other children before going home.

Today, Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi are carried by their parents from the hospital room to the hall at the City Children’s Hospital, participating in the program of the lovely Moon season. This is the first mid-autumn festival of two babies after having an independent, healthy body. Mid-Autumn Festival last year, two children still live in symbiosis and need special care.

Truc Nhi (left) stands firmly in her mother’s lap, listening to singing and dancing at the same time, while Dieu Nhi is calmer. Image: Letter Anh.

Upon arriving, hearing the bustling songs and bustling atmosphere, the two sisters quickly merged. Both clap hands, dance, passionately watch the two golden unicorns perform and the sparkling lanterns. When a lively children’s tune is playing, Truc Nhi is sitting still asking her mother to stand on her lap to bounce. During the session, the two children laughed a lot, boldly and flexibly. Along with 100 other children, the two sisters were given gifts of cakes, lanterns and toys.

Doctor Truong Quang Dinh, Director of the hospital, said after two and a half months of sticky dissection, Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi recovered well. The doctor decided to let the babies go home to rest for a month, “wind up”, ready for the next surgery to complete the remaining organs.

Dieu Nhi clapped her hands while watching the lion dance perform.  Photo: Thu Anh.

Dieu Nhi clapped her hands while watching the lion dance perform. Image: Letter Anh.

Before that, the hospital planned to release two babies today. However, plans are rescheduled to next week to make preparations for the safest and most favorable time at home. Parents of babies are instructed by technicians and nurses about nutrition, physical therapy for their children. Currently each baby weighs 7.5 kg.

Hoang Truc Nhi and Hoang Dieu Nhi are twin female twins attached to the pelvic abdomen, 15 months old, living in District 9, HCMC. After the birth, the two sisters spent most of their time in the hospital to treat conditions caused by preterm birth and take care of recovery, preparing for the sticky dissection. On July 15, the successful 13-hour operation with the participation of nearly 100 medical staff. Doctors assess that the recovery process of Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi is on the right trajectory as a normal developing baby. Doctors hope the babies can walk steadily when they turn two years old.

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