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C Section Recovery At Home
Too soon : It's too soon to determine the need for a c section at 33 weeks. Your baby could still change its position over the next 5-6 weeks. If your baby remains transverse or becomes breech late in pregnancy, you will need a c section. However, it is simply too early to tell right now. Discuss this with your obgyn. Good luck! ...Read more
Same: First off I am so sorry to hear about the stillbirth. Emotionally that can be very challenging to recover from. Physically the recovery will be the same as another c section. Most patients can leave the hospital in 48-72 hours, will be sore requiring pain medication for 1-2 weeks and then back to normal by week 5-6. ...Read more
Success rate of a version procedure on transverse baby? Two prior vaginal deliveries, really don't want a c-section.
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If your pain is specifically in your c section scar you should schedule an examination to evaluate for an incisional hernia and other causes ...Read more
28 wks pregnant, previous c section, placenta anterior, no acretta now- placenta is 4cm above c section scar. Could acretta still develop at this pt?
Call OB doc first: You are having symptoms, either discharge or itching, I presume, that makes you think you have a yeast infection, it would be best to call your OB doc and discuss your symptoms first, to be sure that that is what is going on. Don't take a chance that you may be mistaken as to the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Months: If your doctor is sure this is what you need, then i would probably wait 2-3 months for your uterus to recover from the pregnancy loss and shrink down to it's normal size and vascularity prior to undergoing an abdominal cerclage. There are some specialists who can do this procedure laparoscopically, which may be less invasive, and with a faster recovery. Good luck to you in the future. ...Read more
Risks of uterine rupture? Had a c section 4 months ago and pregnant 7 weeks. Been advised to terminate pregnancy
C/S Process: In general, an IV is put in a vein and you are given fluids and an antibiotic. You drink an antacid; your pubic hair is shaved; the anesthesia provider injects some anesthetic in your spinal fluid; a foley catheter is placed in your bladder and pneumatic compression devices are placed on your legs. The surgeon confirms that you can't feel the surgery; a time-out is performed and surgery starts. ...Read more
Unknown: There is not information here to comment. I would schedule a follow up visit with the doctor treating you to confirm the treatment plan and to discuss all of your options. General anesthesia is the most comfortable anesthetic method for a D an C. An epidural or spinal are other options. ...Read more
Started with 3.1 cervical length at 21wks to 2.6 at 21.5 wks and 2.9 at 22.3 wks with progesterone n rest. Is this bad? Is there a chance at fullterm?
Diagnosed with marginal placenta previa at 23 wk. Now 26 wk. MD said I will need a c section. Is there any chance the previa will still resolve?
See Link below: The cost is highly variable. The charge for an uncomplicated cesarean section is about $17,859. An uncomplicated vaginal birth costs about $10,657. You can find this data broken down by national average, year and state here: http://transform.childbirthconnection.org/resources/datacenter/chargeschart/statecharges/ Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am scheduled for a 2nd C Section in two wks. My first C section w/ spinal anes. I had a seizure on the table & air embolism. What caused the seizure
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