The twins Najlaa and Naseebah are 9 days after successful separation. On Friday, 25 January 2002, the twins were taken off the respirators and started to breathe normally without any difficulty. Their other organs are stable and functioning normally and the babies are starting to interact with their family and with the medical team.
On Sunday, 27 January 2002, the twins started feeding orally and their intravenous fluids were gradually removed. On Tuesday, 29 January 2002, Najlaa and Naseebah were doing extremely well and feeding normally. They were discharged from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) to the Pediatric floor.
The twins will be rehabilitated on the Pediatric floor with physiotherapy and Pediatric psychology in order to prepare them for discharge, which is expected to be within 10 days.