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zza2014

Elective c-section

I am expecting my 2nd baby. My first delivery was an emergency c-section. I have been advised tha...

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Chloe2015

Pain

I am currently 4 weeks pregnant and have been getting cramps that come on so suddenly making me f...

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I'm only on to bub no.2 but I had similar sounding pains when I was between 14 and 20 weeks pregnant. Sometimes it would get so...

kabaty

Cesarean after VBAC

Hi, I've searched the net first but I'm having trouble finding anyone in a similar situ...

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I think baby number 5 with previous caesarean is a sufficient medical reason for an elective caesarean to be done. Even if you'...

foxfelix

Planned c-section at how many weeks?

Hi all, I'm curious as to how early planned c-sections are usually booked? I've been t...

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Hi OP, here in Australia they don't book scheduled sections any earlier than 39 weeks, providing mum and baby are going well wi...

Chelsey6000

Wanting elective caesarean in public hospital, to prevent my prolapse from getting worse, not pregnant yet.

Help! I am 25 and wanting to get pregnant again but I am a stay at home mum, and can't affor...

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Not sure where you live, but here in Australia the public system is fabulous. If there is a medical reason you need a ceasar or you&...

littlehenster

Is the recovery from a second C Section less painful and quicker than the first?

Hi, I am just after the opinions of those who have had more than one c section about how the sec...

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I just had my second c/s 5 days ago. Out of hospital after the standard 4 days for a ceasar, however the pain this time was much wor...

Tegan2good

3rd pregnancy

Hey all So im looking for some guidence and experiences. My first pregnancy was ceasar due to pla...

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JoJo1981

2nd Caesarean

Hi, My last bub was born elective C Section and was a wonderful experience, My Midwife(male) was ...

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I think it depends on the person and situation. My first c-sect recovery was horrid and took awhile for pain to ease. My 2nd was a b...

Erin_516

Would you choose public or private for a caesarean birth?

Hi all, I am currently 34 weeks pregnant and my bub is breech. I am aware he could still turn aro...

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Congrats. Great to hear that all went well. I hope that you had a great recovery and that you and your little man are doing great now.

Imee_Atwork

tail bone pains / back pain relief

It's been 4 weeks since i had my emergency c-section , and I am feeling pain on my back espe...

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Buy a $20 belly band off Ebay. Ive still got mine and just love it. Id put it on (i used it immediately after surgery to push everyt...

Chelsey6000

Private health just for pregnancy with an elective Caesarian, prices, who to go through, info?

I want another baby but want an elective Caesarian because of my 1st degree uterine prolapse. I w...

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Hi, I dont know much about the prolapse side of things as to whether that allows you the option of a c-section in public hospital, t...

mummypride

pregnancy after uterine rupture

Hi all I have 4 kids last 2 were born via emergency c sections. I tried to have a vbac with bub n...

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Staki_85

Thin uterus-pregnant with 4th-have had 3 c sections

I'm wondering if anyone has been told they had a very thin lower section of the uterus and g...

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Congratulations on your little man Thank you very much for getting back to me and I'm so glad everything went well for you both.

PrettyLittlePearl

Looking for an Ob for Greenslopes

I will only be arriving in QLD at approx 37weeks and will be having a scheduled c section. As I w...

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Hi there, I have been attending Greenslopes Obstetrics and Gynaecology since 7 weeks into my pregnancy. Dr Kenny is one of the Ob&#x...

happymumma3

tubal ligation after a c-section

Hi Members, I am booked in the have bubs #3 via c-section in july and this will definately be ou...

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Lily-lynnette

Logan public system vs mater public system

Hi all I was told to have no more as I had a premmie and I have had 4 csections however I was sur...

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My last pregnancy was terrible as I had Placenta Previa. I went into labor at 26 weeks which they managed to stop thankfully. I was...

Mrs_Atkinson

BAC clinic at hospital

Hi all, My MW has told me i will be referred to the BAC clinic at chch womans as i had an emerg...

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i have my appt on the 30th so following this topic too are you going to have a vbac or elective section?

JBear

Vaginal Birth v's C section

Hi all, Just wondering about the props and cons of vaginal birth v's C-section? I had a va...

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Hi there, We are due in April also. With my first I had an emergency c-sect due to Foetal distress and failure to progress. Our sec...

Davensabree

Port Macqaurie Hospital

Hi I am wondering if anyone has had any recent experience with a c/section at Port Macquarie Hosp...

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Davensabree

John Hunter Hospital

Hi I am wondering if anyone has had any recent experience with a c/section at JHH? I need to elec...

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Gabby2581

Three years after my Emergency Caesarean..

Hi Mums, It's been almost three years since I gave birth to my son. He is our only child cu...

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That's great that your doctor finally listened to you. So pleased that you got an appointment to see someone and get this prob...

FrankleCat

Advice about C Section at Nambour Public Hospital?

Hi Mums and Mums to be!, I will be relocating back to the Sunshine Coast after many years as an ...

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Megan___Elise

Caesarean in public hospital (Nambour General)

Hi mummies! So after a very traumatic birth with my first we have decided to have a caesarean thi...

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Hi! Sorry I won't be any help to you. I ended up having a natural birth with an epidural. If you really are wanting to have a c...

Bobbie4n

Elective c section frowned upon.

I'm having so many problems trying to get a GP to support me and help my choice of an electi...

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bobbie4n... im just curious, did you get your csection? im in nz and an going elective this time, first was emergency after a very l...

babybaluga

does a caeser affect breastfeeding

has anyone found a caeser affected their breastfeeding?? I have a pacemaker and a medical issue ...

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Thanks ladies. Thats awsome to hear. I loved breastfeeding my first and hope to do the same with this one.

freckles84

Tubal Ligation Pro's and Con's

Hi Mummy's I was wondering if anyone has any bad side effects from having their tubes done? My s...

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I had my tubes tied 13months ago now and my periods have reverted back to before I had my first child. so they are kind of nasty. I ...

Becca3110

CS Section after two difficult births

Hi everyone, just wanting to see if there are any other mums with similar experiences to me. My f...

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on the bright side, if you plan for a cs you dont have to worry about labour going wrong! just plan to have a heap of help after the...

can-i-have-a-nap

Terrified! can i have an elective c section in nz??

Hi, i have just found out im expecting number 2, first birth i was induced at 42 weeks, and end...

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thanks for your replies

Tia_And_Andrew

Emergency cesarean, then VBAC.... can I have an elective cesarean with my third?

I have had an emergency cesarean, then I had a VBAC. Now my partner and I want to get pregnant ag...

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Don't know about in NZ but I was still given the choice after having a VBAC baby. Didn't matter in the end as he was bree...

Mrs_Coghill

Wanting elective csection due to prolapsed bladder

Hello, I am 32 weeks pregnant with my third baby and I have just found out I have a proposed blad...

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I am in almost exactly the same position, 3rd pregnancy, 30+wks. Had a prolapse with my last baby but not as bad as this one and am ...

lexie78

what is number 3 c section like?

Hi ladies, as the title suggests, I have had two caesareans already. The last one was nearly 3 ye...

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thanks for reply I guess I am worried about pain again and coping with 2 other kids as well. I guess I need strategies

wantaholiday

complete placenta previa

I'm 26 weeks, I have complete placenta previa (grade 4) - its not going to move as there is so mu...

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Hi. New to this site been trying to find stories online about pp and accreta. I would love to know when the rest of you had your b...

Bella0x0

TTC after a classical c-section?

Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone knows how long you have to wait before trying to con...

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My advice for horizontal c was at least a year (dr said see you in 18 months) Not sure about vertical c but assume longer as it...

Hayley.Rose08

After a c-section

I have been booked in for a c-section with my first baby. I want to breastfeed and am just wonder...

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I'm going to ask my midwife about seeing a lactation consultant. I'll see what the hospital offers . I hope all goes well...

Tia_And_Andrew

Elective cesarean - do midwives lie?

So, I have had 2 children (3yr old and 1yr old).. First birth emergency c-section and second birt...

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I do know midwifes in NZ dont get paid for the birth (only the care) if you have a c sect. You may have to go private and skip the m...

Elective c section. Help!

I don't have a problem with my hips but I have a spinal fusion which goes from my lumber to ...

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Tarajs01 wrote: Your midwife is anti c-sect because if you have one she looses a chunk of her fee for looking after you. So true!!

Ranee982

Elective caesarean

I had my daughter o/sea last year by caesarean and now im pregnant with 2nd which ill have in oz....

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I had my first by emergency c section and was allowed to elect to have my second by c section through a public hospital. Usually if ...

Missjayne1984

VBA2C - Searching for supportive OB's in Adelaide

Hi all, I'm looking at falling pregnant with baby no 3 soon. I've had 2 c-sections one...

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My friend had 3 VBAC after her first child. Her OB was Dr Antonas not sure if he is still consulting. My OB was Dr Jeff Hillen. N...

Carissa5

Currently injured back-thoughts on if ill need a c-section?

So today i am 37 weeks and last Sunday i tore a muscle AND sprained a facet joint in my back (fro...

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Adelaide Adele

Emergency caesarean - are you always put under?

Hi all, I am booked in for a caesar because bub is breech but as i have a subseptate uterus roo...

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They usually always do a spinal block for C-sections. I was an exception, as my spine has been fused from the lumber to half way up ...