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can you elect to have a caesar Lock Rss

For medical reasons, not just the hell of it.

Just curious smile
lol most c sections are for medical reasons. yes you can in NZ.... have no idea about aussie

I think you can also elect to have a caesar if you have good reason to on your first baby too.....

i have had 3 one emergency and to apparently elective........ even though one was prem and one was because i had already had 2 c sections...
i dont have any experience (this is only my first) but where i live even as a public patient if there are good reasons you can elect a ceaser. not sure what constitutes a good reason though smile
im in aus sorry smile
I dont know from my own experiences as I had two natural births in private hospital.

But one of my friends had an emergency C-section in a public hospital and elected to have her second baby as a c-section, which apparently was also recommended by the clinic doctor anyway.

So, I *think* that if you have a medical reason, you can.

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I don't think you can in public, only private.



yup you sure can, i did. no medical reason either, just what i wanted. i was public. in NZ
If there is a medical reason you would need one they would probably recommend it anyway. I had elective for my second after an emergency cs with the first I'm in NSW.
On medical grounds, going public - yes
Hi im in NSW i had one emergency csar then i had one natural then two elective csar no medical reasons had no car lived away from hospital wanted my other kids to be ok and sorted so i knew what was going on and i was public
If there is a medical reason they know about proir to birth then u will have a C-Section. pre-eclamisia or something like that.

But they wont if its because you dont want a natural birth.

I had an emergency C-Section with my DS and Im electing to have another one for this bub as i cant be induced due to the first c-section and i dont want to be travelling an hour in labour to the hospital where i have to give birth. smile

If there is a medical reason they know about proir to birth then u will have a C-Section. pre-eclamisia or something like that.

But they wont if its because you dont want a natural birth.

I had an emergency C-Section with my DS and Im electing to have another one for this bub as i cant be induced due to the first c-section and i dont want to be travelling an hour in labour to the hospital where i have to give birth. smile

@ Glamour Babe - is there a particular reason you cannot be induced? Is it just an individual circumstance? Sorry just asking as I had 'elective caesar' with my first as he was breech, this time fingers crossed bub stays in the right position I can try natural, and curious if I've had a caesar and go over if induction is possible...?
To answer original question, as I just said, mine was classed as elective caeser,and I was/am public patient don't quite know why they class some as elective, but my boy was breech, and doc clearly didn't want to risk an emergency one anyway.



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