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Septate uterus diagnosed during pregnancy

Has anyone out there carried a pregnancy with a septate uterus?  Mine was diagnosed during pregnancy (my first, with no problems conceiving), and I am currently 22 weeks.  So far it seems like a very normal pregnancy, except for the knowledge that the septum is there.  I do have to go for more frequent ultrasounds to check the fetal growth, but that's it.  I am very concerned about the restricted fetal growth and premature delivery.  I was curious to see if anyone else has been in a similar situation, and if so, what was the OB follow-up (i.e. more frequent visit, etc) and when did you deliver?  Any complications, etc, that I should be prepared for?  Thanks to all!  
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I have never even herd of this, what is it?
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How big is the septum?  If it doesn't go completely down the uterus, it will just be pushed aside by a growing placenta and fetus.  You can do a word search on this site for bicorunate uterus and come up with a lot of women who have them and have talked about their pregnancies.
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Thanks.  I don't know how big it is, since it wasn't diagnosed before pregnancy.  From what I understand, to determine the size (width) of the septum, more tests than an ultrasound are needed (although I'm not positive of that).  It doesn't go entirely down the uterus (i.e. I have only one cervix).  I am hoping you are right and it will just be pushed aside, but of course I am still worried!  You are right, I have seen a lot more under bicornuate, but it isn't exactly the same thing.  
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I have a unicornate uterus (which can be compared to the size of a septate uterus).  A unicornate uterus means I have half of a uterus.  Mine was discovered during my routine 20 week u/s with my oldest son.  I carried him to 34w0d and my youngest to 34w5d.  Be careful, b/c you are at higher risk for uterine rupture.  

A friend of mine was diagnosed with a bicornate uterus after over 3 hours of pushing.  She had an emergency c/s but was told next time, the only difference would be that they would schedule the c/s instead of making her endure labor.  She was full term.  
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i have a spetated utertus, i have a healthy baby boy. I carried him to full term 39 wks. The only thing that affected me was that he was breech and I had to have a c/s.

good luck
sarah in ny
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I have a didelphic uterus or "double uterus" so far everthing is progressing smoothly.  I do not seem to be having any pains outside of the norm.  I am now 23w4d.  =)
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I am 6weeks and I just went to my doctor and the ultrasound showed that i have a misshaped uterus. I am suspecting it is septate because it is wedge shaped. I am going to see my doctor in a week and she will give me more information. Of course i am worried, after miscarrying at 14 wks eventhough the reason had nothing to do with my uterus which was normal.
Its hard not to worry even though i know it can end up good. I am just glad that i went to the doctor early. I am praying that this week will go smoothly.
Thanks for the information already posted here, it helps alot. I just wanted to ask those that had/have a similar condition: how did you cope and was there anything like cramps etc?
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I am 21 yrs old nd I recently found out I had a septated uterus. I am not pregnent nor am I sexually active. This was discovered a few months back when getting a CT scan of the pelvic. I researched and obtained several opinions abt this diagnosis. Most women don't find out they have this until they are pregnant; the specialist I went to described it as having a wall of muscle that seperates the uterus in half, in most cases a surgical procedure must be done to cut the excess muscle within the uterus cavity by inserting an instrument into the vagina.
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My baby was breech and many failed attempts of turning I had a c/s. When on the table the doctor old me that I have a septum uterus. I asked him it means my next baby will be breech again, and he explained that it depends on which position the baby lie in th 2nd trimester. I had a problem free pregnancy and after researching septum uterus I feel very blessed
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my name is holly i had a septate uterus removed just on the 11th after i  had 5 miscarrages i hope now i can have a baby the surgery was very simple i now can try to get preg after 3 months
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Hi,

I have the same septate uterus, it was found during my first baby c/s delivery. My baby was full term 39+ weeks. He was in Transverse position and the baby was more on my left side due to the septate uterus. Since I am planning to get pregnant again, my doctor suggested me to meet the specialist to get that removed. I am worried about the side effects on removing it. Can you please share your experience on recovery and getting pregnant after the surgery etc….

I appreciate your help.

Thanks.
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