Three-year-old baby born neither male nor female in Benue

A child that is born neither male or female is a rare occurrence but babies born with some form of Disorder of Sex Development (DSD) happens in one in every 1,500 births, according to the support group Accord Alliance.

For some born with a DSD it can mean growing up in a world of shame and secrecy, but many people are working to foster openness about it.

The world is changing one may say as distraught parents in Makurdi, Benue state – are yet to come to terms with the condition of their baby after delivery.

According to Ukan Kurugh, the sex of the three-day-old baby is yet to be known as the mother reportedly revealed she never went for antenatal till she gave birth to the child in a dispensary.For some born with a DSD it can mean growing up in a world of shame and secrecy, but many people are working to foster openness about it.

 

Local media reports say that child and parents have been moved to Foundation Memorial Hospital low level.

Details later…

 

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