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Bicornuate Uterus - anyone else??

(30 Posts)
Bumbolina Sat 23-Mar-13 23:23:51

Just wondered, I know they aren't that common but I have one. Already have a 2yr old dd and am pregnant again.
It had no effect whatsoever on my first pregnancy apart from the fact she was all squished onto one side. I'm really hoping I'm as lucky this time hmm

lirael Sun 24-Mar-13 17:29:29

I have a heart shaped uterus - not sure it qualifies as fully bicornate, although the word was bandied about during my second pg. Had two miscarriages (7 and 17 weeks) before giving birth to DS1 at 36 weeks, but I was 38 and 39 when I had the mcs, so higher risk anyway. Had DS2 16 months later, 10 days early. Both 6 pounders. DS1's head used to fall to one side for ages and he found it difficult to straighten his neck, but it righted in time. No idea if this was related or not - could have been low muscle tone as he's since been diagnosed with dyspraxia

JumpHerWho Sun 24-Mar-13 19:11:14

Wow there are loads of us! smile I thought I was unique <huffs>

During my CS, there was loads of yanking and pulling after DS was out - the placenta was apparently stuck to the septum, the surgeon kept trying to explain to me but I was woozy and nauseous and couldn't really understand. Have since been scanned and they've had a good poke around - they said they could operate, but would only do so if I had repeated miscarriages this time round.

Bumbolina Sun 24-Mar-13 19:43:56

I think I'm going to get my birth notes and have a read through before I have baby no2. Only problem is it costs £50! Should really have ordered them earlier...

racmun Tue 26-Mar-13 22:03:03

I've got a bicornuate uterus and was advised that I could probably never carry a child full term. It's really divided.
Anyway I have one ds who is 2.5 and have just found out I pregnant again.
My ds1 was born 6 weeks early and like other posters the placenta didn't come away and had to be surgically removed. My ds1 was always on my right side, along with the placenta but he did manage to turn and I had him naturally
I had read stuff on the Internet and asked my consultant regarding miscarriages and she assured me that I wasn't a higher risk although it didn't reassure me.I think it depends where it has implanted and how good the blood supply is.

I Promised myself I wasn't 't going to worry myself sick this time but the fact I'm on this post it's started again.....

Good luck everyone

MrsB00Mbastic Sat 11-May-13 16:23:05

I just had a bu diagnosed today in the course of fertility investigations. I don't know 'how' divided it is and won't see the consultant until late June to discuss it, so am just busily scaring myself silly. It's nice to see success stories on here as I had a mc last year and over a year of infertility since, so the news upset me quite a bit, especially after a session with Dr Google! Hopefully it won't stop us having a baby one day..

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