Woman Gives Birth To Baby Without Private Parts

A woman recently gave birth to a baby without anal and genital openings, resulting in the child not defecating or urinating. The baby’s mother said her child also had a swollen stomach.

“I had a normal birth and my baby weighed three kilogrammes. Nurses noticed the child had no private parts and advised me not to breastfeed her, as she could not relieve herself. The baby had to be fed through a drip,” she said.

The mother said the baby that was born on December 2 in Chivhu and was later transferred to Harare Central Hospital where she underwent an operation.

“My child is now relying on tubes to relieve herself and she can now feed normally,” she said.

She said doctors informed her that the child also had a missing kidney and a blocked bladder. The baby had slightly developed female genitalia, she said.

“I am glad that my child is receiving treatment for free. If it was a private hospital, I would not afford the bills,” she said.

Harare Central Hospital surgeon Dr Taurai Zimunhu said the baby’s problem was common, although it was more serious in her situation.

“This condition is classified under malformation disorders and this happens during the development of the child in the womb. The condition is called anorectal malformation which causes disorder in the development of the anal canal, rectum and sometimes the genital system,” he said.

Dr Zimunhu said there had been cases where babies were born without the anal canal, but in this case the genital urinary was also affected.

“This is a severe case, which requires emergency attention,” he said.

Dr Zimunhu said the hospital had to take emergency measures by operating on the baby so that she could pass out urine and stools.

“The baby will have to undergo a corrective operation for the reconstruction of normal anal and genital system structures,” he said.

Dr Zimunhu said the baby was doing well.

14 Responses to "Woman Gives Birth To Baby Without Private Parts"

  1. シrangoツ   December 14, 2012 at 8:19 am


  2. Ba medza   December 14, 2012 at 9:26 am

    Cheeeeeezes! God help this boy/girl baby.

  3. Tubulu   December 14, 2012 at 10:10 am

    Ala bwafya may the gud lord help her/he

  4. Cumbu munshololwa   December 14, 2012 at 11:34 am

    Tears dripping from my eyes uncontrollably. Lord help us

  5. The game   December 14, 2012 at 11:47 am

    Batumfweko give us real stories nt this one. How did the mother knew that she is a girl bcoz the child had no private parts.

    • Zebige   December 14, 2012 at 12:54 pm

      They are what they call scans bro.It is easy to see the womb and ovaries if it is a girl.

  6. Barotse diaspora   December 14, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    Bring the baby to america where they manufacture private parts

  7. pony q   December 14, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Lord have mercy on this child…and do a miracle!!!!

  8. Dorcas   December 15, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    God help us.

  9. zebige mkalamba   December 16, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    Shame am so sorry.. Bt some of you are vikopos ,they even told u dat the baby had developed slightly female genitalia..bati bafikala mukaleke ukubaila.

  10. SEKOPONOKE   December 17, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    God will help.

  11. Mwamba Egranty   January 11, 2013 at 10:43 am

    There is nothing impossible in God hands.put evely Muli Tata wakumulu.

  12. mwila M   January 11, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Kabumba fye eka

  13. mukwa   December 13, 2013 at 8:27 pm