Melbourne Couple Welcomes Australia's First 'Twiblings'

Danielle and Sean struggled to fall pregnant for ten years.

Not only did they spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on fertility treatments, the Melbourne couple suffered through heartbreaking miscarriages, countless failed attempts and even the loss of their only son carried to full term. Tragically, Danielle and Sean's son, Aiden, tragically passed away after only 11 days in the world. 

However, the couple finally received some happy news last year after they welcomed not one - but two - bundles of joy.

Not only are the two babies a miracle for their parents, they are somewhat of a phenomenon for Australia too. 

The babies are apparently the nation's first 'Twiblings'. 

News Corp explains 'Twiblings' describe babies conceived roughly around the same time, using the DNA of the same parents, but carried by two different surrogates. 

After Danielle was told she would not be able to carry a baby, she and Sean did what they had to with the two embryos remaining from their IVF treatment. 

They implanted one embryo into Danielle's friend, and another into a commercial Thai surrogate. 

Despite their low chances, BOTH babies were delivered within weeks of each of other. 

Danielle and Sean's story is also the focus of an upcoming epsiode of The Embassy.

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