Uterine Abnormalities




How do uterine abnormalities affect the ability to get pregnant or carry a baby to term? Do they increase your chances for miscarriage or still birth? Is infertility treatment effective for women with müllerian anomalies. Our guests will be Dr. Robin Fogle, a reproductive endocrinolgist with the Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine and Dr.Thomas Trevett, Jr, a maternal and fetal medicine specialist with Atlanta Perinatal Consultants.


+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • What are the most common müllerian anomalies, also known as uterine abnormalities?
  • Unicornuate uterus
  • Uterus didelphys (UD): Commonly referred to as a ‘double uterus’.
  • Septate uterus
  • Bicornuate uterus
  • Arcuate uterus
  • Are uterine defects in the baby more common if the mother takes birth control pills during pregnancy?
  • How common are uterine abnormalities in the general population?
  • How common are müllerian defects in those women with recurrent pregnancy loss?
  • How do defects of the uterus affect getting pregnant?
  • Do deformities of the reproductive tract in women cause infertility?
  • How do mullerian defects affect staying pregnant-do they increase the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth, or premature birth?
  • How are abnormalities of the female reproductive tract diagnosed?
  • How are uterine abnormalities treated? Is it always necessary to treat them?
  • What are the chances of getting pregnant after treatment?
  • How to carry a baby to term or close to term if you have a uterine abnormality?
  • Are müllerian anomalies a common cause of recurrent miscarriages?
  • What can be done to help pregnant women with uterine abnormalities?
  • What other abnormalities or defects might also accompany mullerian abnormalities?
  • What percentage of women with uterine abnormalities are able to carry a baby to term?
  • What is Adenomyosis?
  • Does Adenomyosis cause infertility?
  • Does Adenomyosis cause recurrent miscarriages?
  • How is Adenomyosis diagnosed? Does it need to be treated?
  • What are the symptoms of Adenomyosis?
  • Does a tilted uterus affect fertility?
  • Does a tilted uterus increase your chances of preterm birth?
  • Does a tilted uterus increase your odds of miscarriage?


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