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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have a heart shaped uterus, the doctors said it's going to be really hard to get pregnant, maybe impossible, is this true?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Not necessarily: A bicornuate uterus or septated uterus can indeed appear "heart-shaped" but I have many patients who conceive normally & only discover the uterine anomaly at c-section or other surgery. You have a higher chance of a breech presentation at delivery (less room for the infant to turn) or preterm labor for the same reason. No reason to worry unless you have a large septum. Please discuss with an ob.

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Last updated May 9, 2017

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