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weird c-sect dream

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?

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

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?

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

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?

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???

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?

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?

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"

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!

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)

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?

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

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???

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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??

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

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mum2ben

elective c/s

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???

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?

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

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?

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?

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?

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

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!

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

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:

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

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!

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?

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

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...

rasberryandjoe

Thanks for nice stories girls - bubs is head down

Hi girls, thanks so much for taking the time to write me nice stories I felt so reassured about p...

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goo dluck bec, i hope everything turns out the way you want. lets us know how you get on Kristin