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How Long After A C Section Can I Have A Vbac
Yes, but concerns: Vaginal birth after c section = vbac, is often medically possible. After a c-section, the uterus has a scar from healing, that is the major concern. Even though the scar may not look bad before the uterus stretches, as your uterus expands for the growing fetus, the scarred area may become thin, with higher risk of tearing during contractions. Some hospitals decide that the legal risks are too high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vbac stands for vaginal birth after cesarean. Because the uterine muscle has a scar from the prior surgery, and scar tissue isn't as strong as unscarred tissue, there are some additional risks to attempting a vaginal delivery after a cesarean. <1% of patients attempting vbac will have a complication ...Read more
Carefully.: After 3-6 weeks have passed from your cesarean section (and if ok with your doctor) you may start working out slowly with swimming, treadmill, or stationary bike. Don't overdo it, though - 30-45 minutes 4-5 times/week suffice. Depending on your prior habits, you may further increase this regimen back to your baseline within 3-6 months after the c-section. Avoid heavy lifting! ...Read more
Not recommended: Water births no longer recommened by national pediatric organizations ...Read more
Maybe...: Technically, this can be done if you can find a doctor willing to help you. Its a complicated decision, however, that depends on many factors such as the reasons why you had the first 2 c/sections and if you had a natural birth prior to the first C/section. There are many situations where a VBAC in this situation wouldn't be recommended. Best wishes! ...Read more
During the C-section: A tubal ligation is usually performed during the c-section after the baby is delivered. This is to prevent another surgery in the future and any undesired pregnancy that could occur during the recovery period after the c-section. The tubal ligation provides immediate contraception and only takes an additional 5 minutes to perform. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post Delivery Period: It all varies. If you are breast feeding this may be delayed. If you are on any medications or other hormones this may be delayed. If you are afraid of becoming pregnant then you can discuss this with your OB so that you know what is right for you at this point in your life. ...Read more
How long after having a c-section should I wait to get pregnant again if I plan on having a vaginal delivery?
Why rush?: At age 18 why the rush to get pregnant again? Enjoy this time with your baby. These are important years to maximize the time you spend together and help him or her develop and grow. Consider starting birth control and delaying a second child. Life goes by very fast. Focus on school, education and parenting your baby before making life harder ...Read more
I've had a csection and recently had a myomectomy. Can i still deliver naturally, if not how many more kids can I have via csection?
VBAC debate...: ...Is not over yet; in general, repeat caesarean section is safer than natural birth after caesarean, but there are some indications that it is possible to select lower-risk patients who can have a safe vaginal delivery: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23374116 as far as "how many more" - i don't think there is areal upper limit, certainly not one that is possible to predict ahead of time. ...Read more
How long after a c section with twins can you wear a tampon take a bath and have sex? What kind of discharge should you have?
How long does it take for internal stitches take to desolve after a c section. It has been 8 months after I had a C-section and my suchers haven't gone?
4-6 weeks: You will likely have discharge for 4-6 weeks after a vaginal birth. It will start out heavy and bloody and change to a brown, yellow and finally white color. If you are passing a clots or continue to have heavy bleeding after the first couple of days contact your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You may need to interview several obstetricians, but there are areas of the us where there is a growing tolerance for cesarean on request. The procedure has known risks that are not the same as a vaginal birth, so you need to talk in detail with the doc offering you this option. Some consider cesarean safer for baby and riskier for mom. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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