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Emergency Csection (Definition)

An emergency Cesarean section may be performed if a sudden or unexpected change is detected during labor and delivery. A sudden placental abruption may require emergency procedure to save both mother and child. In emergency cases operations are usually performed under general anesthesia.

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How dangerous can an emergency c-section be?

How dangerous can an emergency c-section be?

Depends.: Depending on the emergency (maternal vs. Fetal) stat cesareans can even be lethal. Despite increased risk for infection, fetal injury, hysterectomy and bleeding, stats are generally safe and have great outcomes. Cesarean section is the most commonly performed life-saving surgery in the us nowadays. So, if you or yours need one, rest assured that it is done for good reason and expect great outcome. ...Read more

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High risk pregnancy (Tip)

High risk pregnancy

C-section/vaginal delivery? It won't be on your child's college application. Healthy babies matter! ...See more

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Do you have to wear support stockings after an emergency c-section?

Do you have to wear support stockings after an emergency c-section?

No: After a csection, the best way to prevent dangerous blood clots is to get up and move. During the csection we use devices on the legs to reduce clots that can be continued until the mom is moving. Generally we want our patients out of bed by the following morning. ...Read more

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Y cant you eat before a c-section? Y do people vomit during c-section?Can you have maxalon for a c-section?What if you eat before emergency c-section?

Y cant you eat before a c-section? Y do people vomit during c-section?Can you have maxalon for a c-section?What if you eat before emergency c-section?

Too dangerous: The risk of vomiting is high during csection. if a woman vomits, she risks aspiration which can be fatal. Women vomit for lots of reasons, anesthetic causes a drop in blood pressure, the uterus is being manipulated and there is abdominal pressure as well as other reasons. Maxalon is often given prophylactically before csection. If it's an emergency it's an emergency and we just accept the risk. ...Read more

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High risk pregnancy

Myth: general anesthesia is safer then spinal anesthesia for c-section. It is not. Spinal is safer. ...See more

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I had a emergency c-section back in december 2009. My doctor has said il need elective c-section as i'm 6 weeks pregnant. Have i fully healed inside?

I had a emergency c-section back in december 2009. My doctor has said il need elective c-section as i'm 6 weeks pregnant. Have i fully healed inside?

Yes that was almost : 3 yo, u should be fine, u may have scar tissue or other problems or not, so an elective csection at 39 weeks if u have no problems will be schedeuled for u and u should do fine. ...Read more

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How long should i wait for using slimming belts after C-section i had emergency C-section 2 month ago?

How long should i wait for using slimming belts after C-section i had emergency C-section 2 month ago?

Should be ok: it take 6-8 weeks for the muscle to reach final healing stage after that any activity like exercize or wearing the slim belts is ok ...Read more

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High risk pregnancy (Tip)

High risk pregnancy

All high risk pregnancy do not need to have c-section. Vaginal delivery can be tried, on case basis. ...See more

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How risky is an emergency c-section?

How risky is an emergency c-section?

Relatively safe: Like any other emergent surgery, a C-section carries a risk. However this is a very safe surgery and there are very few complications. ...Read more

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