A 31-year-old female asked:
can someone who is a "bleeder" have a c section safely?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Bleeder?: What do you mean by a bleeder.If some one has a history of Bleeding disorder which consists of a group of diseases and each condition has different treatment to correct the disorder
And a decision is made in each individual case.Surgery in these groups is safer now than ever before
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Is a c-section always necessary with multiples?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: Cesarean's are needed for certain positions of babies. Usually if there are three or more, at least one of the babies will be in the wrong position for a vaginal delivery. If the babies are early, a cesarean may be needed to protect the brain. However, if there are just two babies, close to term and they are both in the right position, a vaginal delivery may be possible. Talk to your doctor.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
How can I avoid a c-section?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
Limited control: Don't gain too much weight. Stay physically fit throughout the pregnancy. Do core work like yoga or pilates. Stay out of the hospital as long as you can. Labor as long as you can at home.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Can I ask for a c-section?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Preventive Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: You can ask, but if your exam shows your pelvis to be adequate for vaginal delivery, your provider should kindly refuse your request. The risk to both you and baby are increased in c-section, and they should be reserved for medical reasons only.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Is it true that i'll need a c-section if I am petite?
2 doctor answers • 16 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
No: Just because you are petite, it does not guarantee a c-section. Alot of factors determine whether or not a person has to have a c-section, including fetal position and size, prior c-sections and fetal distress. Small stature alone does not equal c-section.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Can I refuse a c-section?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: You have unlimited negative right (ie the right to refuse any treatment.)
if you are feeling the need to refuse a cesarean, make sure you understand why someone is recommending one. You may be refusing something that would be in your or your infants best interest.
Many things can be done to reduce the likelihood of needing a cesarean, but some cesareans will be necessary despite all measures.
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Last updated Mar 30, 2015
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