Strange pregnancies happen a lot. They are often not just tales but true. They include mothers with strange symptoms such as hiccups and babies born with different medical conditions.

Impact of Pregnancy Pact on High School Students

The Pregnancy Pact is the name of a T.V. movie based on the true story of a group of teenagers from Gloucester, Massachusetts who made a pact to become pregnant together. Making a pregnancy pact is a trend that has spread across the United States and contributes to the growing number of teen pregnancies. ... read more »

Conjoined Twins

Conjoined twins happen when a single fertilized egg slits after 8 days leaving twins attached to each other. ... read more »

Tree Man

Most of the tree man's body is covered in growths which have become so large and thick they look like twisted tree roots growing out of his skin. ... read more »

Toxic Town Causes Loss of Fingers and Toes

Imagine having a baby missing one finger on each hand. Now image having an entire group of children born with similar deformities. ... read more »

Top Strange Pregnancy World Records

Read about the most strange pregnancies in history! ... read more »

Second Face Syndrome: Macrostomia

Second Face Syndrome is one of the rarest conditions ever diagnosed. In May 2010, the syndrome was brought to the public thanks to a brave 14 month old boy ... read more »

Mermaid Syndrome

Mermaid Syndrome, also known as Sirenomelia, is characterized by the legs being fused together to create a mermaid-like effect. ... read more »

Phantom Pregnancy

Patients with a phantom pregnancy hCG will have a persistently and not significantly rising positive blood pregnancy test but the urine test is negative and they are not pregnant. ... read more »

Proteus Syndrome

Hans-Rudolph Wiedemann is the pediatrician that discovered Wiedemann syndrome, later called Proteus Syndrome. ... read more »

Moebius Syndrome

Parents look forward to that first cry, first smile and first laugh, but for infants born with Moebius Syndrome, those events will never be a reality. ... read more »

What Is An Imaginary Pregnancy?

What is an imaginary pregnancy (pseudocyesis)? Pseudopregnancy is a false pregnancy, although a woman has many signs and symptoms of an actual pregnancy. ... read more »

Gastroschisis - A Hole in the Abdomen

When a baby presents with Gastroschisis, the intestines, stomach and sometimes part of the liver can be visible on the outside of the body. ... read more »

Craniophagus Parasiticus

There have been several famous cases of children being born attached at the head or other part of the body. ... read more »

Slapped Face Syndrome and Fetal Complications

Slapped Face Syndrome is caused by a virus called parvovirus B19 that blocks red blood cell development and causes a rash on the face. ... read more »

Imperforate anus - Anorectal atresia

Anorectal atresia, also known as imperforate anus, is a birth defect of the anus that may require surgery to allow feces to pass out of the body. ... read more »


Holoprosencephaly (HPE) is a structural anomaly of the brain in which there is failed or incomplete separation of the forebrain early in gestation. ... read more »

Congenital Hypertrichosis - Wolf Baby

The conditions manifest as hair growing all over the face and back of the body. This hair is not normal hair, but resembles more closely the fur on an animal's body. ... read more »

Polydactylism - Too many fingers or toes

Polydactylism is a common birth defect characterized by extra fingers or toes. Typically, the fingers and toes are just small bits of extra skin, but in some cases ... read more »

Different Types of Pregnancies

While pregnancy may seem like a simple term, there are different types of pregnancies. Most are a result of physical differences but some are related to multiple egg release, among other reasons. ... read more »

Healthy Baby Born from Rare Abdominal Pregnancy

Abdominal pregnancy is a rare and dangerous medical condition that is easy to miss during routine ultrasound exams. ... read more »

True Human Tail - Vestigial Tail

All humans are created with a small tail that is later absorbed by the body and developed into the tailbone. ... read more »

Parasitic Twin and Vanishing Twin Syndrome

A parasitic twin and a vanishing twin are similar and they are close to conjoined twins. In a parasitic twin the individual may be merged with another. ... read more »