242 – Double Uterus and Double Cervix and Hope Still Stands with La-Anna Douglass

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Have you heard of having a double uterus or double cervix? The term is Uterine didelphys is a rare condition that happens when you grow two uteruses instead of one. This happens when you are a developing baby. You are born with it. ‌ While developing as babies, girls typically grow a uterus from two channels called the Mullerian ducts.

Today’s guest was born with a didelphys uterus after 3 laparoscopic surgeries it was confirmed she also had endometriosis, fibroids, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. That did not stop today’s guest from trying to conceive. La-Anna Douglass began fertility treatments with drugs and still was unable to conceive. She decided to try IVF and IVF did not work for her leaving her depressed and heartbroken. In today’s episode La-Anna shares her journey to conceiving a baby naturally after 8 years of trying to conceive and her current journey through secondary infertility.

This podcast is for you to listen to to learn more about a double uterus and double cervix, but also if you have any underlying conditions like endometriosis, fibriods, and pcos.

Listen to this episode here: sistersinloss.com/ep242

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