Yes. Many patients with uterine fibroids can deliver vaginally, depending on the size and position. If the fibroids are large and placed low in the uterus, your doctor may recommend a cesarean, but may give you a trial of labor. If you have had a previous myomectomy (a surgery to remove fibroids), your doctor will usually recommend a c/s as the risk of uterine rupture is too high with labor.
See below. Yes you can get pregnant and deliver with fibroids. In some instances the pregnancy may be complicated by the fibroids but that is not to say that you cannot have fibroids and have a successful pregnancy.
Are there any teas or herbs that I can use to help reduce uterine fibroids as alternative to birth control?
Just found out recently that I have Uterine fibroid. I'm on the nexplanon birth control could that have been what caused the Uterine fibroid?
Not likely. fibroids are overgrowth of uterine tissue. They are often treated with OCP's because the pills Lower the overall amount of female hormones. while their effect on fibroid growth is controversial and Not Very Much, they can lower the overall length/extent of menses and lower symptoms. Read more...
I am on continuous birth control pills mainly due to uterine fibroids. All of a sudden this week I'm having a period. I have not missed a pill or been more than 2 hours late taking a pill. Is this something I should be concerned about?
Possibly. I'm assuming that you were given birth control pills continuously as an inexpensive way to control abnormal bleeding. You are experiencing breakthrough bleeding on the pill which is common. Birth control pills contain estrogen and progesterone, which may make your fibroid grow. My concern in your case is this: have you had a workup of your fibroid's with CBC, ultrasound, MRI, and hysteroscopy. Read more...