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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?! Some mothers just love holding on to their children but an 84 year old woman from Brazil took that to whole other level. She has reportedly had her child in her belly for over 40 years....WAIT WHAT?! The woman's excuse for holding on to her baby for so long is that she thought that the baby was aborted. International Business Times and USA Today report that it was by way of G1 that the discovery came, when the woman's intense stomach pains landed her in a hospital in Tocantins state in central Brazil.

The X-Ray showed a stone baby. The baby was literally turned to stone after being in the fetus for so long. The rare phenomenon is known as lithopedion, in which the fetus grows and then dies outside of the uterus. With the body unable to rid itself of it, the dead fetus is instead covered in calcium as a means of protection, resulting in the "stone baby."

The woman claims that she thought that the baby was aborted. She became pregnant more than 40 years ago but suffered pain during the pregnancy, and visited a healer for help. The healer gave her something to intake and it apparently caused her stomach to stop growing and her baby to stop moving. It was at that point she assumed that it had been aborted. 

The woman literally had a big stone in her belly for years. That must be the weirdest feeling ever. I'm sure that she felt it in her belly especially when she was lying down. I can't believe that it took her so long to even go to the hospital. What makes it even weirder is the fact that the woman says that she doesn't want the fetus moved....WHAT?! This isn't the first time this has happened though. In December a case very similar to this one happened in Colombia. The main difference is that that woman in Colombia opted for surgery. Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.