Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hills of Northern California
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My sister has a bicornate (heart shaped) uterus and just delivered her 2nd baby last week - a healthy, 8 1/2 pound boy, born 9 days "late"! Her first baby, now 2 years old, was delivered by c-section - because she was breech and was tangled in the umbilical cord. The midwife said that the first baby was "stuck" in the dip in her uterus and could not turn. Same with the second baby - but during an US 2 weeks before her due date - surprise - the baby had turned and was head down. She delivered him VBAC. Smooth labor - no complications - no pain meds!
The risk of preterm delivery was not mentioned to her by her midwife... so this wasn't a concern for her - just the position of the baby.
I hope that these "success stories" help put you at ease.