Luwingu woman gives birth to threads of hair


A 26 year old woman of Luwingu district in Northern Province has given birth to threads of hair.

Confirming the incident to ZANIS today Luwingu District Medical Officer Ernest Mutale revealed that the woman has been 10 months pregnant and she gave birth to pure hair and a little blood.


Dr Mutale revealed that Marvice Mwape of Kapisha village was referred to Luwingu district hospital from Chikoyi rural health center after she gave birth to something that looked like Brazilian hair.

Dr Mutale narrated that Marvice is a mother of two children and this bizarre pregnancy was her third.


He said after a medical check-up, Mervice narrated that she was feeling as though the pregnancy was normal as she would feel the baby kicking in her womb.

The Luwingu District Medical Officer said Mervice attended ante-natal regularly but her medical records show that there were no irregular movements.


Dr. Mutale said the medical team suspected Mervice had a molar pregnancy but after several medical check-ups results showed that it was not.

Mervice Mwape is still admitted to Luwingu District Hospital waiting discharge after medical check-ups to make sure she does not have any more hair in her womb.