Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

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Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

Postby wannababy2011 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:56 pm

I've just been diagnosed as having a septate uterus.
The doc told me that there's a wall pushing down from the top of my uterus. The wall comes down about 25% into the uterine cavity. Due to the septum, the outside of my uterus on ultrasound has a heart shape to it.

Feeling kind of alone & hopeless right now. Does anyone else have the same or similar problem? I think I need to talk to someone who knows where I'm coming from.
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Postby babyhatch » Tue Jul 12, 2011 5:10 pm

I have never heard of this but I do know of a woman that only has half of a uterus and has had three babies. Don't give up, I'm sure there are women with a septate uterus that go on to have babies.
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Postby Lukeysmom » Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:00 am


Did the doctor suggest having surgery to remove the septum?

I had a septum also. We didn't realize this with my first pregnancy. Thankfully, he implanted lower and was fine.

We have struggled for 5 1/2 years to have our second child. Finally, on our first round of Clomid I got pregnant, but ended up miscarrying when I was 8 weeks. I started having problems at 6 1/2 weeks though. I went to an RE a few months later and he discovered I had a septum. He believes the baby implanted on the septum. There isn't as much blood flow to that area and he feels that's why I miscarried. He advised me to have it removed because it could cause further miscarriages. I did have it removed. It was a pretty easy surgery. I would recommend it just so you know it's no longer there to cause problems.

Sadly, we still haven't had our second child. But we are still trying. I know in my case, if I wouldn't have had the septum removed and then I miscarried again I would always wonder if it was caused by the septum.

Good luck! I hope things turns out well for you!
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Postby afireinside » Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:50 pm

I also have a heart-shaped uterus but no septum. My dr did a 3D ultrasound to look into it further and said it will not affect me. If it was 25% I think he said they'd do surgery - have you explored this option?
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Postby Hear Me Calling » Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:40 pm

One of my good friends found out about hers when she was pregnant with her son in 2008. He was born at 23wks (july 29th, due end of November) because it pierced her bag of waters. He is now a 3yr old miracle. She got a surgery to fix it about a yr ago and started trying for #2 shortly after recovery. She got pregnant, due with #2 in October. Her daughter came into the world at 26wks (july) due to an incompetent cervix. If its not one thing, it was another. Poor girl! But bad things come to an end and both children are healthy and at home now.

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Re: Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

Postby hunnybunny23 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:07 am

hi there i have a bicornuate uterus and have had 2 healthy full term pregnancies my uterus is heart shaped also and dips in the middle. we are having troubles staying pregnant this time for an unknown cause

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Re: Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

Postby RSLove76 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:30 pm

I have a heart shaped uterus with a septal wall. First 2 years TTC 5 miscarriages. Followed by healthy baby boy in the left chamber born around 38weeks. He's 10 now. A divorce and 7 years after he was born I became pregnant unplanned with my daughter in the right chamber. Also born aroInd 38 weeks. She is now 3. My now husband and I have been TTC for over a year now. No miscarriages but I do believe I may have had a chemical in October. Had a BFP at 12dpo followed by a BFN at 14dpo.

Fingers crossed for this month. AF due the 5th of Jan.
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Re: Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

Postby RSLove76 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:33 pm

Accidental double post
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Re: Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

Postby tak024 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:44 pm

I have a unicornuate uterus -I only have the right half, with one fallopian tube, both ovaries but the left non-connected ovary is enlarged and develops cysts.

DH and I have been ttc since April 2011 and I have yet to get a BFP. I have my first RE appointment Monday though, so fx!
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Re: Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

Postby shiftworker29 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:09 pm

Hey I also have this but my doc did not seem concenred did say yes if baby implants there you could miscarry, but she says not often...Also she said most likely I would need a C section due to baby most likely being breech~ Other then that nothing! She didn't seem concerned about the setpum at this point~ GOod luck
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Re: Anyone w/ heart-shaped or septate uterus?

Postby JLG80 » Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:37 am

I know this is an old post, but I recently was told that I have a bicornuate and possibly a septate uterus. Referred to an RE in a few weeks and will hopefully get more specifics on the extent of what mine is, as well as treatment options.
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