A woman who was born with two vaginas, two wombs and two cervixes has spoken out about living with the extremely rare condition. Elizabeth Amoaa, originally from Ghana but now living in Walsall, Birmingham, was diagnosed with uterus didelphys in after spending years in pain without having any idea what was wrong. From the age of 10, the year-old had been in and out of hospital with stomach pain but doctors had repeatedly dismissed her condition. From that moment, Elizabeth underwent a total of six surgeries in the space of just three years as well as suffering a silent miscarriage which almost killed her. She is now speaking out about her condition in the hope of raising awareness for other women in a similar situation. I used to complain a lot about abdomen pain but when my mother took me to the hospital doctors just kept giving me iron supplements and multivitamins and just said I was anaemic or had a yeast infection.
Woman born with TWO vaginas and TWO cervixes becomes a mother-of-four
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As women, we often joke about what a pain it is to have a vagina. But reports indicate that as many as one in 3, women are born with not just one, but two vaginas. A woman named Nicci, whose very personal journey is featured in a recent BBC3 documentary called The Woman With Two Vaginas: Living Differently , had lived with the physically challenging, often emotionally draining complications that result from this condition her whole life. Nicci's vaginal opening, which, externally, appears to be just like other women's, actually funneled up into two separate vaginal canals, in a Y-shape. I first knew something was wrong when I was a teenager and I was bleeding more than I should. The pain was intolerable and, while on my period, I couldn't function. My doctor told me I had two wombs, two vaginas, and two cervices.
Woman born with two vaginas, two wombs and two cervixes defies odds to become mum
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.
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.