Most conjoined twins die in the womb (stillborn) or soon after birth.

Conjoined twins must be delivered by cesarean section. About 40 to 60 percent of conjoined twins are stillborn. Of conjoined twins born alive, less than half survive long enough to be candidates for separation surgery.

Apr. 10, 2013

You Are ... The Campaign for Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit organization. Make a difference today.