Judge: women’s twins have two different fathers

WASHINGTON — Chalk it up to the bizarre but true. In a case that statistically could affect one in 13,000 pregnancies, a woman gave birth in New Jersey to twins, each baby from a different father.

The revelation in this case came from court-ordered DNA testing in which the father who was on the hot seat for child support was found to be the dad of only one twin.

According to the report by NJ.com, Judge Sohail Mohammed ruled that a man identified only as “A.S.” was off the hook after testing determined he fathered one baby,  but could not have been the father of the other.

The mother, only identified as “T.M.” gave birth to the twin girls in January 2013 and named “A.S.” as the  father of them both but after she admitted to sleeping with someone else within a week of “A.S.” social services ordered a DNA test, according to the report.

Turns out two eggs were fertilized by two different fathers in the same menstrual cycle. Too much information for sure, but it turns out to be a real phenomenon. 

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