Monday, May 18, 2009

Twin Half Brothers

In the news this week from Texas, a case of ‘twin’ boys fathered by different men. Their mother was having sex with both men and one ovum was fertilized by sperm from each man. DNA tests were ordered when the twins looked substantially different from each other. Here’s the link:,23599,25500537-2,00.html


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

More Baby Swapping

Another instance of baby swapping surfaced in the press this week. Although the actually swapping occurred in 1953, the exchange of two baby girls in a hospital in Washington state only came to light recently. DNA testing confirmed that the girls had been exchanged while being bathed by nurses. Here’s a link: