Teenager with two wombs has surprise baby

An Oldham teenager who collapsed and went into a coma woke up being a mother of one

Ebony Stephenson, 18, went to bed with a headache and woke up four days later with a baby daughter.

After suffering a series of seizures it was discovered she was pregnant and that the sports physiotherapy student had a rare condition called uterus didelphys.

She woke up on December 6 the mother of an seven and a half pound girl.

She said: “Meeting my baby was so surreal. It felt like an out-of-body experience,” she said.

The story unfolded as Ebony began to fit in the bathroom at home.

Her mother, Sheeree called an ambulance and doctors diagnosed preeclampsia

Ebony was given an emergency caesarean.

“I worried I wouldn’t bond with my daughter because I had no time to get my head around her arrival, but I think she’s amazing,” she says.

“It’s an absolute miracle. I wouldn’t change Elodie for the world.”

What is uterus didelphys?

The condition uterus didelphys is also known as ‘double uterus’. It is a rare condition that woman are generally unaware of and according to physicians it occurs in one on 3,000 women.

Do you have the condition? We’d love to hear your story, email mystory@ivfbabble.com

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