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    Uterine fibroids and pregnancy: Everything you need to know

    Updated 12 January 2024 |
    Published 27 December 2018
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    Medically reviewed by Dr. Sara Twogood, Obstetrician and gynecologist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, California, US
    Written by Rhalou Allerhand
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    Fibroids won’t affect most pregnancies, but there’s a small possibility that complications can arise. Find out what the research says.

    If you’ve been diagnosed with a uterine fibroid or suspect you might have one, then it’s understandable to have concerns or questions. Maybe you’re wondering about your fertility or how it might affect a future pregnancy. Or maybe you want to know what a fibroid is exactly and what the treatment options are. We’re here to help.

    Before we find out more, please know that uterine fibroids are common and benign (noncancerou