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Has anyone here had a c-section because of a bicornuate uterus? I have some questions regarding this and would love someone that could answer some questions for me.
Thanks ahead of time!!
I wouldn't think that any of the issues you described were related to the bicornuate uterus. I had a bit of bleeding around 5 weeks with DD1, but nothing with DD2. My understanding is that there is a risk of PTL due to baby running out of room, as well as more need for c-section since baby is more likely to be breech. I've heard conflicting stories on whether or not there is increased risk for miscarriage. Hope that helps!
It might have been a little early to see anything at the 5-7 week mark give or take the few weeks that it could be off by. I had no idea I had a heart shaped uterus until after my c-section. My doc explained that there were three types of heart shaped uterus and that it sometimes causes difficulty when giving birth but that it wasn't resposible for misscarriages or bleeding of that nature. It did cause me to retain quite a bit of fluid on one side (LO on the other side) It made my stomach alot more tender and was extra weight. They had to keep an eye on how much fluid was there, but beyond that it went pretty smoothly. I could see LO at the 7 1/2 week mark.
I have a unicornuate uterus and had a c section 4 weeks ago. I labored for 30 hours and attempted a vaginal delivery b/c LO was head down. It seemed like a good idea at the time but if i knew then what I know now, I would have scheduled a c-section instead of laboring for that long. It was a long and exhausting labor and by the time I had the c section I was practically begging for it. LO would not pass thru my pelvic bone. Not sure if it was my abnormal uterus that wasnt cooperating or if my hips were just too small. Even tho LO was only 4.5lbs my OB seems to think it was a combination of both. Next time I give birth, I am scheduling a c/s.
I did not find out i had a heartshaped uterus until my unplanned c section. and it wasnt even my doctor that told me. after a very long 30 hours of labor and 5 hours of pushing, my on call doc decided to give me a c-section. as i was in the recovering area, my mom or someone (i was so drugged up) let me know that the doc had told her i had a heartshaped uterus. i was like "HUH?" my on call doc actually never even told me or talked to me about it. it wasnt until a while later my ob came in to check on me and i asked her about it. she was like oh yes, bla bla bla. she didnt ever see in it on an ultra sound.
i then later asked her questions. such as is this what caused my c-section, she didnt know. is this a reason for concern? she said no. is there a higher risk of miscarriage, seh said no. the only thing she said that is more common with this is early delivery and breech baby. which i went 42 weeks and he was head down. he did weight 9lbs and was 22 inches long. i hope his helps a little.