A horrified and devastated mother has bluntly refused to Breastfeed her new baby because to her, the baby girl looks like an alien.
The child was born with a hardened shell of skin and deformed features.
The 28-year-old mother, gave birth to the child at a government-run hospital in Patna district of Bihar, in eastern India on Sunday.The young parents, who claim to be traumatised have tagged the baby a curse.
According to Daily Mirror, upon being brought home by her parents, the mum refused to touch or breastfeed her.
“I have no idea how did this happen.Me and family are completely devastated. I am in shock as I was really looking forward to becoming a mother of a healthy child, be it a girl or a boy.”
Doctors are of the believe that the child will not survive for long all her internal organs are not matured and the probability of survival in such cases is only one in 10 million.
The rare genetic condition called Harlequin Ichthyosis occurs due to an acute case of malnutrition.