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Doctor insights on: C Section Complications Uterine Inversion At Birth

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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What to do if I have a uterine inversion immediately after giving birth?

What to do if I have a uterine inversion immediately after giving birth?

Un-invert it: Hopefully you will be attended by an Ob/Gyn or midwife who knows what to do. In general,a uterine inversion can be prevented by not putting a lot of traction on the umbilical cord after birth. When a uterine inversion happens, the first thing to do is to immediatly fix it by putting pressure on the inverted fundus. If this doesn't work, meds or surgery are used. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why would a new mother have a uterine inversion?

Why would a new mother have a uterine inversion?

Relaxation: Sometimes at delivery the uterus can be so relaxed after the baby delivers that it can turn inside out with delivery of the placenta. An obstetrician can usually place it back into the correct position. ...Read more

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Do you get blood transfusion if a uterine inversion?

Do you get blood transfusion if a uterine inversion?

Probably yes.: This can be a life threatening condition, where the placenta does not separrate from the uterus. Therefore the uterus inverts. This and its treatment can result in extensive blood loss so the patient would most likely need and get units of blood transfused. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about uterine inversion?

Can you tell me about uterine inversion?

In-side-out uterus: Sometimes during delivery of the placenta the uterus can turn inside-out. Obstetric providers are trained in ways to get it right-side-out again. Usually this is a very quick maneuver but sometimes can require medication to relax the uterus or even surgery. It happens more commonly when the placenta doesn't come off the uterus like it should. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long does it take for my low uterus (they said its still low) after giving birth via c-section to go up again to the right place and not be low?

???: Your uterus is supposed to involute or get smaller with time, it does not go up but shrinks smaller, hopefully u do not ahae any prolapse everything is pretty much normal by 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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I've had a csection a year ago jan 29th an it hurts to have sex my uterus is still swollen an my cervix is open an at the begining of my birth canal.?

I've had a csection a year ago jan 29th an it hurts to have sex my uterus is still swollen an my cervix is open an at the begining of my birth canal.?

Adhesions: Internal scar tissue often forms after surgery. You should not be having pain during intercourse a year after a cesarean section. If this pain started shortly after the delivery, it is possible that the uterus being pulled by adhesions and causing pain. A laparoscopic examination may help to make the diagnosis . Surgically releasing the adhesions may help with the pain. ...Read more

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Doc says I have septum/unicorn uterus and there is a 99% chance I can't give birth vaginally. (Had 1 csection already) what does this mean?

Bicornuate uterus: Women with unicornate uterus cannot carry a pregnancy to term, I assume you are talking about "Bicornuate or septate uterus" since you already went through one pregnancy. Bicornuate uterus has 2 cavities and in a septate uterus, your uterine cavity is divided by a septum, these can be differentiated by imaging studies like MRI. Some women deliver vaginally, please discuss with your OBGyn. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a natural birth after the first child was c-section?

Is it possible to have a natural birth after the first child was c-section?

Yes ,but ? natural ?: If your question is about vaginal birth,that may be possible unless something about your body led to the c-section in the first place. It happens a lot under closely monitored conditions.You wouldn't want to try it at home because you would be at higher risk of needing a CS.Most delivering hospitals would monitor your progress in labor but have an operating room available if you needed it. ...Read more

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What are the most common reasons a female has to give birth by C-section if her baby wont budge ?

What are the most common reasons a female has to give birth by C-section if her baby wont budge ?

Several issues: A woman has a limit to the size of baby that can be delivered naturally that varies with the size & shape of her pelvis. The babies condition during labor is a big factor: a recurrent low heart beat may signal a problem with the placenta or umbilical cord. Mothers blood pressure may increase a lot in labor & become risky to her but come down if baby is delivered. ...Read more

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What ais the probability of a vaginal birth after one c-section?

What ais the probability of a vaginal birth after one c-section?

Birth: This is a decision that you and your doctor will decide at the time of delivery ...Read more

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Can I have a vaginal birth after having a c-section after 5 years?

Can I have a vaginal birth after having a c-section after 5 years?

Yes: Called a vbac (vaginal birth after cesarean) or a tolac (trial of labor after cesarean), it is certainly possible. However, you face a slightly increased risk of uterine rupture, which is why most experts would discourage it, and most hospitals forbid it, unless your doctor is "immediately available", i.e., in house and ready to do an emergency cesarean on a moment's notice. ...Read more

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My c-section is still itchy after 2 years of giving birth, is that normal?

My c-section is still itchy after 2 years of giving birth, is that normal?

No: You may have abnormal scar formation or a source of irritation , your obstetrician should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What happens if I had a C-section 12 yrs ago can I attempt a vaginal birth?

What happens if I had a C-section 12 yrs ago can I attempt a vaginal birth?

Discuss with your OB: There is a procedure known as VBAC, vaginal delivery after C-section. Many women have done this successfully. It would depend on the reason for the C-section. If you had a recurring problem, (cephalic-pelvic disproportion) it might not be such a good idea. If it was a non-recurrent problem, (fetal distress), it would be more reasonable to attempt a VBAC. Discuss this with you OB. ...Read more

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Once you have a c-section do you have to have c-sections with every birth or can you have viginal birth?

Once you have a c-section do you have to have c-sections with every birth or can you have viginal birth?

VBACs: Nope. There is a great movement in medicine and now lots of years of experience with vaginal births after c-section known as vbac. ...Read more

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What's the benefit of C-section to avoid birth trauma case?

What's the benefit of C-section to avoid birth trauma case?

C/S: Elective c/s are now becoming more popular. This procedure on the whole minimizes birth trauma and possible problems with labor. This is still surgery & there are risks associated with this procedure even if it is common place. A thorough discussion shd be had with your OB before choosing this option. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for women who have given vaginal birth(s) (not c-section), is it possible without pain meds?

Can you tell me for women who have given vaginal birth(s) (not c-section), is it possible without pain meds?

Yes: Absolutely. Many women experience natural childbirth. Others prefer to use medications. Hypnobirthing, breathing and meditation are strategies that women who give natural birth use. ...Read more

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What is a vaginal birth after c-section (vbac)?

What is a vaginal birth after c-section (vbac)?

Risky for baby.: Vbac is what you get if your gamble pays off - and you avoid a second cesarean section. Keep in mind that this gamble involves an ~10-fold higher risk of fetal/neonatal death compared to a scheduled prelabor second c-section and may only be justified if you plan to have more pregnancies and do not wish the risks of multiple c-sections. Discuss these issues with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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