A 25-year-old female asked:
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i fell down 6 stairs, on my bottom, one week after i delivered my 2nd child. she broke my tailbone crowning. could subsequent pregnancies hurt more?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unclear: From your story, it is unclear whether the injury was during delivery or from the fall a week later. I suggest you talk to your obstetrician about potential problems with future pregnancies. You could also see a spinal specialist.
Answered on Oct 30, 2013
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