Jacksonville conjoined twins make health improvements

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville's own conjoined twins Carter and Conner Mirabal are making health improvements, according to the Prayers for Carter and Conner Facebook page.

Their parents posted a series of pictures of the twins on Facebook Saturday.


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They say both boys are on feeding tubes and that Carter had his first bowel movement.

It’s a big digestive system milestone for the twins who were more than a month ago.


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Family says Carter is still partially on oxygen, but both boys are doing well at Wolfson Children's Hospital, where they will stay for the next several months in preparation for their next surgery toward separation.

The parents expect to learn more about the twins’ health after an upper gastrointestinal procedure on Monday.