A 45-year-old member asked:
my amnio showed trisomy 21. i don't want to abort but i don't want a csection if needed. can i say that?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
You need to: Discuss with your ob. Failure to normally progress in delivery process may cause not only the foetus/infan trouble, but it may not be extractable from your womb through your birth canal. C-section is less pain and truama, so please air your worries with the obstetrican and be sure of consequences.
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Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Delivery up to you: You should talk now with your OB about the route of delivery. Stay open to c-section if your life is in danger.
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: If you did you could be charged with child endangerment and go to prison. Either be all in or all out for a special needs child. If you try to make a self serving decision like withholding treatment that you would not for a normal infant you would be charged in my state.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2017
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