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What are the benefits of having twins early via c-section?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Depends: Early delivery for any pregnancy (singleton or twin) should be avoided. If early delivery is not avoidable, then your doctor may decide that a c-section is safer for the babies than a vaginal delivery. This usually occurs for very small babies and for babies that are breech or transverse and not head down for delivery.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

If i'm having twins is it easier to have a c-section?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
No: C-sections carry the complications of surgery and anesthesia. If the twins are presenting both head first and are size appropriate for the mother, then a trial of labor could possible be considered. In any other presentation such as breech (bottom first) then caesarian section should be seriously considered.

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