Can I give birth if I have uterine fibroids?

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.

Related Questions

Is it possible to have fibroids removed surgically, and give birth vaginally without complications?

Yes. The ability to have a vaginal birth after surgery for a fibroid (myomectomy), depends on the size and location of the fibroid that is removed, discuss this with your doctor before surgery. Read more...

Are there any teas or herbs that I can use to help reduce uterine fibroids as alternative to birth control?

No. Uterine fibroids are a common tumor of the smooth muscle portion of the uterus. They grow in response to the hormones estrogen and progesterone. There is no herbal remedy that will decrease their size or impact on your cycles or bleeding. Read more...

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?

Possibly. hormones can stimulate the growth of fibroid tumors. not likely a cause of them. you need an exam and an ultrasound to measure them. i would stop the pill for now. can be checked again in 6 months to see if they have grown or gotten smaller. Read more...
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...

Can one give birth with fibroid?

Yes. Fibroids are common, reported to occur in up to 70% of all women. Vaginal birth is possible depending upon location & size of the fibroid(s). There are instances where fibroid location & size prevent descent of the baby which may result in a recommendation for cesarean delivery. Read more...