A bicornuate uterus, often referred to as a “heart-shaped uterus,” is a rare type of uterine deformity where two “horns” form the upper part of the uterus. See in the images below how it varies from a normal shaped uterus.
I wanted to share “Gemela525′s” story for our 1000 women-dedicated post this month because of this unique but rare disorder. Gemela was diagnosed with a heart-shaped uterus after a miscarriage of her first child. While this is a rare condition, it is possible to conceive and carry a child with medical intervention. Gemela’s story displays incredible strength – she went through a great deal of pain to become a mother and for that we applaud her.
Read more at http://www.1000women.com/users/gemela525#more
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