Can You Get Pregnant With Fibroids?
Author: Bernadette Hopkins
If you are aware that you have fibroid tumors, you may be wondering about the impact it might have on your fertility. The time when we are trying to conceive is always a time of mixed emotions and anticipation and a time when we want as little as possible to worry about as there is no doubt that stress can impact negatively on our ability to conceive.
In answer to the question, "Can you get pregnant with fibroids?", the reply is generally positive. Many women can and do get pregnant despite having fibroids, but there is no doubt that the condition can cause problems in the minority.
The three issues relating to fibroids which can affect your ability to get pregnant with fibroids relate to their size, location and type.
The larger your fibroids, the more adversely they could affect your chances of getting pregnant. However, some women with large fibroids will still conceive although they could experience discomfort throughout pregnancy and can cause an early delivery.
Location Of Fibroids
If fibroids are located either low down and near to the cervix they can block the passage of sperm, thus preventing a pregnancy. Similarly, if fibroids are high up in the uterus, they can block off the fallopian tubes and prevent the sperm reaching the egg.
Type Of Fibroids
Submucosal fibroids (those located just under the lining of the womb) can sometimes distort the uterine cavity significantly and this prevents implantation. These types of fibroids do not usually affect conception, but a women will often not know that she has conceived as the miscarriage occurs before implantation.
Fibroids are a sure sign that your body is out of balance and although we would all prefer to be free of them before conceiving, surgery and hormonal treatment is rarely the best option at this time and can actually hinder conception. Although the answer to the question "Can you can pregnant with fibroids?" is normally positive, we would all prefer to remove any possible hindrances.
Natural treatment for fibroids can be used both before and during pregnancy very safely and can help to quickly reduce the size of your fibroids and their symptoms. If you would like to see details of a completely natural, tried and tested treatment which has had enormous success worldwide, please visit Fibroids and Pregnancy. The 7 Step Plan contains comprehensive information which will help you to minimize the impact of your fibroids on your pregnancy and answer your question "Can you get pregnant with fibroids?" Conceiving with fibroids should hopefully not cause you as many problems as you were perhaps anticipating, but as fibroids are a sign that your body is out of balance, what better time to take action?