Freak Fertility Treatment Accident Ends Up Creating Twins Who Are Not Related

A generous, White, California woman agreed to be a surrogate mother for a couple from China to make some extra cash and to help out a couple with fertility problems. What she wound up with was legal bills up the whazoo and a fight to get back her own biological child.

The craziness occurred because of a super rare condition called superfetation, where even after a fertilized egg implants in the uterus wall, another fertilized egg subsequently implants. Hear the whole crazy saga in the audio player below from Canada’s public radio.