A 35-year-old member asked:
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can you please tell me if it's more common to have an ectopic pregnancy if you have a tilted uterus?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Absolutely not, that's a myth - good news!~.
Answered on Aug 5, 2017

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Rare: It is possible but extremely rare.

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