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Jowill2000

Hoping for a VBAC

Hi All, I am new to this site, and was hoping to get some feedback from those who have had simil...

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My story is pretty much the same as yours. I was induced with my first and my second was breech so like you I had a c-section. My ...

Scoot Scoot

Elective c section in public hospital nsw

hello I am 19 weeks and have elected to have a c section. This is my 3rd child and the other 2 ha...

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Generally public hospitals only do a c section if there are medical grounds to do so. Then you don't have to pay. If you decide th...

crethar

The choice to have a caesarian

Throughout my pregnancy, I had so many comments, mostly negative from people because I had decide...

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I agree with the previous postings..... It is your decision! Your body and your baby! I had a elective C due to beech baby first, t...

Mandyamelia

C Section again or a natural birth

Hi all, I am currently new to this site and I was wanting to know if anyone has had a C section w...

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Yes it is absolutely possible to have a natural birth after a caesarean. I had a caesarean with my first as he was breech. My seco...

Emmap1979

caesaerean choice and closure

Hi everyone. I had my son by emergency c section (he was in distress and undiagnosed breech) 10 ...

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Hi, Not trying to be negative, but I work in a hospital and all surgeons have different preferences when it comes to suturing or s...

my_little_blessings

I have to make up my mind

Last month i met with a midwife who said that i should be able to push little man out. Fastforwar...

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Would you regret not trying for a VBAC? If you think you would then I wouldnt have a c-section without trying. I know heaps of women...

Caesar scar

Just wondering does anyone else who has had a c section have a scar that is all neat on one side ...

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I've had 2 c-sections and they used stitches with my 2nd one and it didn't close as tight, so the middle is abit unusual. I think it...

Jordansmum:)

Pain after C-section... is this normal??

Hey there I'm just wondering if this is normal... I had an emergency c-section 2 weeks ago (they ...

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jordansmum - is there a reason why they cut you in the middle of your tummy...? that's like 30 years ago c-sections!! I know that cu...

uhoh_spaghettio

Elective CSection and anaemia

My first was born via emergency csection. I'm scheduled to have bub# 2 in two weeks time by elect...

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My iron levels were low, but not real bad with my second c-section, but then during the op I bled and it really knocked me for a six...

Justusthree

Bub born by emergency c section

Hi ladies Just wondering if anyone has been in this situation before. We have private cover wi...

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I used to work in Private Health Insurance and this mainly happens when the Dr charges over scheduled fee. Do the medicare payment a...

supa_dupa_mum

Help me

hi ladies, I need some help making choices. I am 36 weeks pregnant with baby boy no.3 ...

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You don't have to be in bed to be monitored - I had wireless sensors on. Also you can't be induced once you've had a C-section - so ...

d26j78

Can I choose a C-Section

Sorry if this has been asked, I am wondering, with my son I had an emergency c-section in a priva...

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I had a c-section with my first because he was breech. Second one I tried for VBAC, but didn't progress past 5cm, so had an emergenc...

Applanana

Burning sensation in C-Section scar 9 weeks post op?

Hoping for some advice... I seem to have a largish lump right around my c-section scar, and am fi...

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As PP said, seek medical advice... First I would contact the Dr who did it, and if I could not get in then would go to GP. Last but...

melissa2911

im having my 2nd c-section...

hey ladies i will be having my second c-section this tuesday 22nd of march 2011 it has been 22 mo...

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thanx everyone that makes me feel much better... i guess ill find out soon for myself anyway tomorrow is the big day...with my first...

Shae_D83

C Section Recovery

Hey Just wondering if any Ceaser mums used a C section belt after the birth? did u find it usef...

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ASK for a tubular support bandage in hospital that will go around your entire torso and hips! I have two of these and they are the ...

will they allow me to have c/s second time round??

Hi Ladies Just wondering about c/s second time round. I had an elective c/s 2 years ago within t...

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I think it depends on who assesses you. If your reason is only because you've previously had a c/s then it is not necessarily safer...

Rykin88

Normal Bleeding After C section?

hey its been nearly 4 wks since i had my second baby via elective c section, and im still bleedi...

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What pill did the Doc prescribe? If it's the mini pill it could be the reason why you've recommenced bleeding. A lot of people exper...

Jessica_N_Mitchell

Elective Caesarean on North Shore, NZ

I've heard elective C-sections (with no medical reasons) are only available through Paul Henderso...

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you can have elective through public too depending on reasons why you want a c section? I have had three public through Queen mary D...

Applanana

Feeling cheated - emergency c-section but no labour :(

Ok, I really just need somewhere to vent and get this off my chest. My whole pregnancy, I was r...

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Hi there and a big congratulations on the safe arrival of your beautiful little girl. I too went through the same thing with our da...

candp

3 or more c sections?

I was wondering if anyone could tell me any info good or bad re a 3rd or more c-section delivery....

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My mum had 4 c sects within 5 years! im nearly 28 and my sister is 23 this year... she survived so im sure itll be ok

ballbaby

Should I go private for VBAC?

OK so I'm not pregnant again yet but I wanna know what you ladies think. I had emergency C-secti...

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Sounds like a good idea to check out your local hospitals public and private Im in WA which is a shame I could have referred you t...

darwin mummy

measuring bigger then dates

Hi everyone Im just wondering if anyone measured bigger then dates and if so when did the doctor...

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Hi everyone Im just wondering if anyone measured bigger then dates and if so when did the doctors book you in for your c-section ?...

j&t_mummy

Booked in for a c-section

So i had an antenatal appointment yesterday and they are a little concerned about the size of bub...

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Hi there. I take it from the date that you have already welcomed your' little one...Congrats and I hope that everything went well.....

can you elect to have a caesar

For medical reasons, not just the hell of it. Just curious

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I'm in Australia and yes you can have an elective c-section for medical reasons being a public patient. I've had to elective c-secti...

What is the worst thing PHYSICALLY

After a c section what happens to your body? Does your stomach go down in the same amount of tim...

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I've had two emergency Caesars. The worst thing physically about the first was nothing really, apart from getting up too quickly w...

darwin mummy

c-section and tubes tied

Hi, I have had a emergency caesarean with baby one, a vbac with baby two ( premmie) a elective...

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Yes I didn't know there was two different types of tubal ligation. Apparently the type I've got is permanent the cut and burn the en...

Shae_D83

Your C Section Experience

Hi Ladies, Just curious in Ur C section experiences. I am planning to have a elective C section...

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I had an emergency c-sect so it was quite frightening BUT it was painless, a bit uncomfortable during but painless after aswell. Un...

How long after your c-section did you conceive again

I have just had DS by c-section 3 months ago were goin to stop after that but have just decided w...

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it seems im i have a bigger gap then most of you my lil boy was 2 in july i feel start of oct after i had Jackson they doc advised i...

C-Section booked a WEEK AFTER DUE DATE : S

Okay, so I'm due in the new year when the specialist is on holidays. He's booked my caesar for a ...

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Okay, so I'm due in the new year when the specialist is on holidays. He's booked my caesar for a FULL WEEK after my due date!!!! Th...

savannah26

had a 1st ceasar, can choose to have another or vbac

I am due 14 june. my two children will be around 15-16 months apart I had my first c-section wa...

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I would VBAC. Chances of Uterine rupture are low, and they will monitor. The majority of caregivers will VBAC unless its an unaccept...

fortunate

Want baby #3, had 2 c/secs, surgeon warned against it- help!

As the title says I would love another bub. I've had 2 c/secs. First was emergency due to pre ecl...

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I've had 3 c/secs all up. First was because baby was breach. Second I tried for VBAC, but due to non progression of labor (I only di...

emaria

2nd caesarian?

Hi everyone. I had an emergency caesarian for my first bub. I laboured, pushed forever, the OB tr...

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I agree with the other posts, first one was an emergency after a really really long labour, and i was traumatised and exhausted, my ...

uhoh_spaghettio

Public holiday

I'm having an elective csection for my second baby (first was emergency). At ny last appointment ...

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I'd say it would depend on the hospital. When I had my elective, they said- you can;t have it before this date (39 weeks), but I cou...

mel-mia-lily

Bleeding after Elective Caesarean

I am due to have my 2nd baby via an elective/planned c-section next Thursday but was wondering do...

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My first baby was via elective c-section (actually not so elective really she was breach with no way of coming out so wouldn't call ...

Pattyshaz

GD c sec or vbirth

I am 29 wks with my forth child and have ges. diabetes which i have never had in previous preg. ...

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I had a c section at 41 weeks, GD was one of the factors but also she hadnt dropped at all and i had a low platelete (spelling!) cou...

Kristy_Dore

Triplet caesarian

I am expecting triplets and when i asked the midwife if i would have a natural birth she looked a...

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YOu know a lady in Sydney had them natural and had them at 39 weeks. She just stayed in hospital from35 weeks. lol She was apparent...

bindy_88

Previous Csection infection, facing another possible csection

Hi ladies.. Has anyone had a csection and an infection of the wound and gone on to have another ...

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Thanks for all your replies. My baby boy is now 3 weeks old. So far I have no infection. I have been on antibiotics since leaving t...

Caitiemkayz

Baths

I am DYING for a bath as that is all I had when I was pregnant, So i was wondering how long after...

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Best wishes on your special little one. What a woinderful gift! Take care as with a bath you have to be able to lift your body weig...

willsma

csection on friday

i meet my little girl on friday cant wait hope everyhting goes ok and there are no problems with ...

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congrats willsma, thats fabulous!!!

#christina#

Placenta Pervia Twice In a Row

I had my first child at age 26 i thought it would be easy.. Until the doctor told me i had placen...

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Hi I'm 23wks pregnant and have low lying placenta again for the second time as well. Apparently, (been doing lots of reading), its...