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panda_74

Does everyone have the jurks when they get felling back in there legs? after a c'sect? Lock

The weirdest part of having the c'sect for me was the recovery room and back up in the ward. The ...

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I had the jerks EVERYWHERE!! I shook for like an hour after coming back into the ward from recovery!!

weird c-sect dream Lock

i am due to have my second c/sect in may, and have been panicked about it as my first was emerg u...

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About a month ago when i was first told i may have to have a c-sect i had a dream that i was actually cutting and opening myself up,...

tyronne

Do i have any rights? Lock

just wondering if anybody can shed some light on what are your rights when it comes to wanting a ...

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every woman has the right to chose how to birth her baby. i have just had bub #3 a few months ago & it was my 2nd elective c/s. my 1...

Mezz@,-

for all you ladies who have hade 2+ c/s Lock

When you have more than one c/s do they do it through the same scar? Or do you have a scar for ea...

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i've had 2 in the same spot. my third will also be in the same spot and they'll tidy it up too. i jokingly asked if he could take so...

elective c/s affect bub? Lock

I was just wondering.. does having an elective cause any sort of stress for bub? I mean with my e...

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well i dont know about yours, my first went into fetal distress at full dialation (she got stuck crowning) and we were rushed up for...

bleeding for 10 weeks and still going Lock

I had my baby by c-section almost 10 weeks ago and still have massive heavy bleeding. My doctor p...

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Well i comlained to the complaints or liason officer as they preffer to be called. I rang a private gyno who said i have problems an...

mandz82

Up for visitors? Lock

Hi there, I'm going in on Thursday (4 more days) for a caesarean with my first child (due to a ma...

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mandz82, my csection was booked in for 4.30pm, i think i was back in my room by 6pm and i was not well at all, i had the vommies and...

Why??? Lock

OK after reading some people's posts about caesarians, one thing has struck me as odd. Why are ...

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i think with emergency c/s the fact is that they drs are trying to get the baby out asap they arent really watching the areas around...

love*my*girls

Can you choose Elective if you are public? Lock

I want to have a caesaren (sp?), but am wondering where I stand as I am a public patient. Anyone ...

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i have had 2 c sections and the have been emercency but i have been public patient for both of them but im not sure about asking for...

ladybabybug

Wanting to have an Elective C-Section ... anyone had one due to previous traumatic birth? or other reasons? Lock

Hello I just wanted to find out if anyone here had a Vaginal Birth last time - and due to a traum...

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i am exactly in the same boat as with my son now 2 ended in a emergency c-section.At the time was told the chances of a natural birt...

When did your milk "come in" Lock

Hi there! I have always had really great lactation specialists on hand after three c-sections. ...

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My middie who is an amazing lady warned me after my emerg c/s that it takes longer for your milk to come in because your body is con...

Starting to get a little scared about my elective! Lock

Hi In exactly 8 weeks I will be going in for an elective c/s and as the time gets closer Im gett...

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Hey ] Congratulations on the birth of Ryder!! I saw the pics on your facebook yesterday.... omg he is just gorgeous!! And so tiny....

Probably a dumb question (TMI) Lock

but I've never had a caesar so I wouldn't know. It's ok you can laugh at me for asking this. Ju...

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I wondered the same thing prior to mine. Unfortunately I bleed for 6 weeks, had a week off then bleed another week, then had two off...

bj&noah''''''''''''''''smum

has anyone chose a general? Lock

Hi. I am due to have c/s no. 2 sometime late april, after having an emergency c/s with ds. I am c...

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I had a general with my daughter because I was too scared I was going to start freaking out about feeling it. Plus I didn't want the...

Needing a c section for subsequent births Lock

I was talking to someone about my birth the other week (It ended in an emergency c section after ...

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Hi there, my first bub was posterior and ended in a c/s. My ob had no prob with me trying for VBAC with no.2 (which unfortunatley ...

How long after c-section did you have the next bub??? Lock

Hi all! My DS was born by emergency c-section 17 weeks ago (he's doing great by the way!). We we...

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hi, First time around I waited 16 mths so I had a 2 year age gap, but this time I fell pregnant 5 months after, I was told I could...

Now-There-Are-Three

Placenta question Lock

A question I have always meant to ask friends who have had caesars - how does the Dr get the plac...

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Whow interesting question I've had 3 C-Sections and wouldn't even know what they do to get it out, you are just so wrapped up in see...

lillie

what does a c section FEEL like? + other questions i've added Lock

just wondering as i'll be having one if i have another bub, what does it feel like when they cut,...

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i had to have a c- section for all 3 pregnancies, by the third one it just felt routine to me! i'd say the worst part is getting the...

mum2ben

Spinal block/epi Lock

What's the difference between a spinal block and epiduaral? Which do most get for an elective c/s...

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I had an emergency c/s in November as i got pre eclampsia and my baby wasnt growing so she came 5 weeks early. I was given the spina...

Belle123

Recovering from a planned c-sect VS emergecy c-sect Lock

Hi ladies. I had emergency c-sect with DS1 after long and hard labour, his head was stuck in the ...

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hi, i too have had both emergency (DD) and an elective (DS). with my DD it was a 31 hour labour got to 8cm then it all started to go...

Mezz@,-

How many Lock

How many c/s do most hospitals allow you to have? I had a c/s with my first, but want 4 children,...

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Thanks ladies, I really wanna try for at least one vbac. But, I had some pretty serious complications with my last pregnancy though ...

Has anyone had a VBAC? Lock

Hi i'm just curious to see if anyone has had a successful VBAC and what it was like.

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I had my first with an emer c/section and really wanted to have a VBAC this time around, I couldn't have it where we are living (it ...

Kristal Gaye

Long term recovery Lock

I would love to hear how other c section mummies scars are doing. It is now 7 months since my em...

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My scar is almost 2.5 years old - and is still a little numb, but only right on the scar - mostly I barely notice it, I do however n...

lovelyjubbly

How did you cope being awake for your caesarian?? Lock

Hi Girls, I guess I'm looking for a bit of reassurance here. I had an emergency c/s with dd, was...

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Hey Petra Can't speak for other women, but for me the tugging sensation was just as bubs was being pulled out. I could feel my bod...

Angelshelly

Sorry posted in wrong section Lock

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mum2ben

elective c/s Lock

Hi ladies, This is the first time i have posted here. I didn't think i would ever have to. My DS ...

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Hi ladies You know, before I had my son by emergency c-section, I couldn't understand why women would choose c-section - except for ...

traumatic births??? Lock

Hi There. I can't compare as have only had a Vaginal Birth ~ a difficult one at that. At the mome...

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Hi Ladybabybug I really felt for you, as I was reading your story and I just wanted to say, u do whats right for you. By the soun...

Belle123

VBAC or c-section? Lock

Hi all, I had emergency c-section with DS1 after a 13hr labour, he had what they call a 'deep tr...

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Hello, you poor thing what a traumatic birth for you and bub. I had a pretty good birth with number 1, induced, 7 hour labour, no co...

s_amantha

VBAC Lock

Hi, I was just wondering if any of you ladies can recommend any books or websites on VBAC. I h...

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Hello, I'm not sure on books to read, I found out most of my info off the internet, mind you sometimes I'm not sure how much of it i...

Deeze

Who determines the date of elective c-sections? Lock

Who determines the date of elective c-sections? Do the parents have any say, or is it medical st...

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My OB booked me in for 38+5 but I was in pain and at 37 weeks I asked him to bring it forward as I felt I couldn't handle it any mor...

Deeze

Has anyone had an ECV? Whats it like? Lock

At 37 weeks, our baby has decided to go for a swim and has turned into ful breech position. An E...

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Sorry, I only just saw you wanted to hear from Kiwi mums, I'm not one, so disregard my post.

~Minny~

How long? Lock

Not sure if there is another post for this or not, but i had DD 3 1/2 months ago by emergancy cea...

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Ok so i hhave found out some info....if you are trying for a vbac next time around its a 12+ wait. But if you are going to have a ce...

mum of 3 boys 1 girl

question Lock

if a baby is breech does that mean you need to have a c section?

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my ds was breech til 32 weeks and turned between then and the 36 week u/s. didn't think he had enough room, but there you go! i tr...

I've FINALLY got my date! Lock

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls let it be known that I have FINALLY been given a date for my...

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Thats very exciting Casey. And I think it's bad waiting to do a pregnancy test! lol I would go crazy having a date to wait to meet ...

My story Lock

Hey girls I just want people who had natural births to read this and for woman who have ...

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Well Nikki CONGRATS on making it through such a terrible ordeal, however HOW WONDERFFUL to have 2 healthy children!! My DS was birn...

MARRIED TO A GREEK!

My c section baby was: Lock

A lot more settled than my vaginal babies. Was a better breast feeder and we are still going stro...

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No, my milk came through just normally. I had the same emotional rush before birth and after birth. The tears flowed as I took the...

Princess_Peach_1985

C-Sections Lock

I had 2 c-sectons, first one was a emergency, the 2nd one was elective. The hospital said i ont l...

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MrsMM

me first! Lock

to the point = i had an em. csr, it was scary, im worried about next time as would like to try vb...

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I would love a vbac next time because with ds i had an emergency c/section without going into labour first so i dont even know what ...

Hayley J

4 C-Sections anyone had that many or more? Lock

Hi, I've currently had 3 C-Sections, my 1st was an emergnancy as I had Pre-Eclampsia and at the t...

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hi secondtimeround he is my last for now, but I would love to try for maybe 1 or 2 more, my DH says he wants to get the snip, but I...

mary!

How did you cope Lock

I had a c/sect for number 1 and am a little concerned about needing another c/sect for number 2. ...

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Yeah I was going to do the present thing from new bub to older brother anyway - heard about it somewhere and at the time all I could...