Around one in 1,000 women are born with a bicornuate uterus (heart-shaped)
Doctors warned the unnamed woman would struggle to ever have children
She defied their expectations to become pregnant with twins
Only 12 cases of twins born to mothers with the abnormality exist in literature
A Caesarean section was required to give birth to her twins, who were both born healthy (pictured: her heart-shaped womb
The lady, required a Caesarean section to give birth to her twins, who were both born healthy. A son Evgeny, 7lbs, and daughter Varvara, 6lbs
The woman, from Moscow, required a Caesarean section to give birth to her twins, who were both born healthy. She named her son Evgeny, who was born weighing 7lbs, and daughter Varvara, born weighing slightly under 6lbs
(pictured: one of her twins after they were born)
Doctors at Bauman Moscow Clinical Hospital number 29 said the woman revealed she did want to extend her family at some point.
The chief doctor on duty for the twins’ birth was Dr Olga Lukanovskaya. Other medics involved were Dr Konstantin Ryabtsev, Dr Elena Chebotaryova and anaesthetist Dr Alexei Kiselyov.