Sunday, May 2

She Is Now 6-Year Old: The "Miracle Mermaid Baby"

"Milagros" means "miracles" in Spanish. This was the name chose by his parents which a beautiful name for their little daughter.

The Miracle Mermaid Baby was born with a rare congenital defect known as sirenomelia, or "mermaid syndrome," which left her legs connected from the heels to her groin.

In her birthday ceremony at Lima's City Hall last April 27, the Peruvian girl Milagros Cerron has just turned six years old and sje entertain the media with her dance.
The girl is making good progress according to Dr. Luis Rubio, head of the surgical team that separated Milagros' legs, and rebuilt her knees, hips and ankles.

Milgros was operated three (3) times in the last five years in Peru. She was born in a village in the Andes.

This successful surgery by the doctors in 2005. Milargros legs were separated above her knees, and the second operation was carried out to separate the remaining fused tissue just below the groin.

She will need to have her urinary and sexual organs reconstructed, in two years.

Each medical treatment and surgery of the mermaid girl has been followed by intense media coverage and under close watch by people around the world.
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