All she wanted to do when her twins were born was to cradle them one at a time and sing them to sleep while they breastfed together.
But that wasn’t an option for Ntombikayise Tyhalisi. Her daughters, Siphosethu and Amahle, were born craniopagus twins, which means they were joined at the head with a merged skull and shared blood vessels.
Now, after cutting-edge surgery, Ntombikayise has her wish. She can cuddle each baby in turn and no longer has to feed them separately. “I’m overjoyed,” Ntombikayise says.