Uterine fibroids are a very common finding in women of reproductive age. The majority of fibroids do not change their size during pregnancy, but one-third may grow in the first trimester. Although the data are conflicting and most women with fibroids have uneventful pregnancies, the weight of evidence in the literature suggests that uterine fibroids are associated with an increased rate of spontaneous miscarriage, preterm labor, placenta abruption, malpresentation, labor dystocia, cesarean delivery, and postpartum hemorrhage.
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Feven graduated in 2021 with her Bachelors of Social Work. She worked with a diverse population during her internship and post-graduation until the end of her second trimester. She became a full-time mom and entrepreneur in 2022 and currently runs a holistic body care brand, Luma Natural.
Birth Doula/Postpartum Doula
Complications of Uterine Fibroids in Pregnancy
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