A woman pregnant with twins has 2 wombs and a baby growing in each one
- Kelly Fairhurst, a UK woman pregnant with
twins, has a rare condition called "uterus didelphys," which means she has two separate wombs.
- She has a twin developing in each of her wombs, which had a one in 50 million chance of occurring.
- Due to her condition, Fairhurst could go into labor twice.
Finding out that she was pregnant with twins was big enough news for Kelly Fairhurst. Then, at her 12-week checkup, the UK mother was in for an even bigger shock: She learned that she has two separate wombs, The Sun reported.
The condition is called uterus didelphys, or
Having 2 wombs is rare and raises the risk for a number of issues
There are a number of risks associated with uterus didelphys, which include premature birth and miscarriage, according to the Mayo Clinic.Due to her condition, there's a chance that Fairhurst could go into labor twice, which is what happened to a mother from Bangladesh last year, the BBC reported.
The woman, who hadn't had an ultrasound throughout her
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