Eleanor Rowe only made the discovery when she wanted to freeze her eggs. A woman born with two wombs, two cervixes and two vaginas has defied the odds by giving birth to her first child. Eleanor Rowe, 36, only discovered her unusual anatomy five years ago when she went to freeze her eggs and a sonographer found her second womb. But it was only when doctors carried out an investigatory procedure they realised she actually had the rarer form of uterus didelphys - two wombs, cervixes and vaginas.
Woman born with two vaginas, two wombs and two cervixes defies odds to become mum - Mirror Online
By Hannah Sparks. September 24, pm Updated September 25, am. Not in the beginning, says year-old Lauren Cotter, who was born with uterus didelphys, a birth defect that results in two reproductive systems in one body: a womb, cervix and vagina split down the middle, each half the size of one healthy uterus. According to researchers , about one in every 3, women is born with a double uterus. The elementary school teacher from Melbourne, Australia, received her unusual diagnosis at age 16, after two years of agonizing periods that began when she was When an ultrasound revealed she had the rare condition, her doctor informed her that bearing children was unlikely.
Woman born with two vaginas, two wombs and two cervixes defies odds to become mum
Youtube star Cassandra Bankson recently surprised her followers by revealing that she was born with two vaginas. The makeup guru, who has more than , followers to date, only learned of her condition recently. The condition is known as uterus didelphys, and there are fewer than known cases around the world. The male equivalent, which we introduced you to recently , is even rarer. In typical embryonic development, a female fetus will have two vaginal tubes which later fuse together.
A woman who was told she may never become a mother after being born with two reproductive systems has given birth to a total of four children. The condition — which affects around one in 3, women - meant she was born with two uteruses, two cervixes and, in her case, two vaginas. The primary school teacher was told that carrying and delivering children would be difficult because her wombs and cervixes were half the size of an average woman.