In October, 2012, I ordered a TTC reading after a second miscarriage on September 30th where I found out that I had a bicornuate uterus. You told me that you felt I was already pregnant, but that you saw me finding it in November. Because of your reading, I decided to test early, and I found out that I was pregnant at the ending of October, only 4 weeks after my last miscarriage.
The reading said that I was going to have a little girl in my 8th month of pregnancy, and that things would go much better than expected. Little did I know, I would be cursing you later for being wrong.
I was rushed to the hospital at 4 am on April 19th in preterm labor, life-flighted to a different hospital with a NICU, and pumped full of magnesium sulfate to stop contractions. I was only 28 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I was so angry at you for being so wrong, worried that my poor baby (who is actually a boy) would be born early and maybe not even live…
But you ended up being more right than I would have ever guessed. I was in labor constantly from 28+5 until 36 weeks pregnant, on strict hospitalized bed rest and several medications to calm the contractions enough to keep me from dilating past 4cms.
In my 8th month, I had stronger contractions. When the nurse checked me, I was at 6cms. I gave birth on June 9th, the later half of my 8 month of pregnancy. Things did go much better than expected just like you said, as my labor was held off until my little boy was more developed. I was also able to deliver vaginally, which you had predicted as well, although it is very rare for women with a bicornuate uterus to not need a c-section.
Really, the only thing you were wrong about in the end was his gender, and I’m so glad you were. As much as I wanted a girl, I’m thrilled that I was able to give my family the first boy in over 40 years. Your reading gave me hope where there previously was none and got me through those long first weeks of pregnancy. My son is now 11 weeks old (7 weeks adjusted) and doing amazing, keeping up with babies around his age. Thank you so much!