The Boy Who Gave Birth to His Twin

The Boy Who Gave Birth to His Twin

About this programme

The story of a boy from Kazakhstan, who was born with his own twin growing inside him. His parents remained unaware of the situation until he was seven years old. Alamjan's family and the surgeons who operated on him share their stories, and similar cases in Britain and America are also examined. Plus, a look at the conception of twins and how it often entails a struggle for survival.

Cast and crew


Julia Harrington
Executive Producer
Viv McGrath
Julia Harrington