"We don't know if she will develop the pregnancy up to the end because of the structure of her body. It is a big risk for her,'' the doctor who confirmed her pregnancy before she was taken to the institute, Jose Severiano Cavalcanti, told the Diario de Pernambuco. "She doesn't have a pelvis able to support a gestation of twins,'' he said. Abortion is illegal in Brazil except in cases of rape or if the woman's health is in danger. The institute in Recife was unable to immediately confirm information about the case. According to police accounts reported in the media, the 23-year-old stepfather was believed to have abused the girl since she was aged six, paying her one Brazilian real (about 77 Australian cents) for each sexual relation. He also allegedly abused the girl's physically handicapped 14-year-old sister. Girl, 9, to abort twins | World Breaking News | News.com.au i do hope this turns out to be a hoax but somehow i doubt it. please dont post calling to castrate him or any other form of sexual mutation. doing that only shows your own ignorance and sadism.