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Is It Dangerous If The Baby Comes Out With The Cord Wrapped Around Her Neck
Could be: I've had newborns with as many as 5 neck loops or up to 3 true knots in the umbilical cord all grow up & do fine. In both cases monitoring during labor produced heart rate changes that led to a cesarean delivery. Kids without stress patterns during labor have a loose loop & are unlikely to have problems. Sometimes the wrap prevents baby from delivering normally, holding them back like a yoyo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr said umbilical cord is wrapped around baby's neck. I'm 37 weeks. dr doesn't seem concerned but I am very worried. should I request for a c section?
Is it possible that my babies cord is wrapped around his neck he has the hiccups a lot in the womb 2 times a day at least.. Very nervous?
Many do: A neck wrap is common and thought to result around 12 wks when there is more room to flip around.The hiccups are unrelated.I have had healthy infants with as many as 5 wraps and their presence is often noted by poor progress in labor and abnormal changes during labor in the fetal heart rate on the monitor. This rarely causes any issues before the work of labor starts.C-section is often needed. ...Read more
If the umbilical cord was wrapped around my baby's neck does that mean he was suffocating in the womb?
Had my 36 week ultrasound and it shows babys cord wrapped around neck with a .67 resistence index also a grade 3 placenta.How dangerous is this?
Snapshot in time: This just means you need to be in close contact.If babies been growing nl this should be ok. I've had healthy infants with up to 5 neck wraps or 2 true knots. They are worrisome and suggest the child may not do well in labor with the increased stress.A c-section delivery is more likely and an early trip to the l&d area anytime you think you are having contractions is worth considering. ...Read more
My obgyn said the cord was wrapped around my babys neck im 24 weeks and the movment is decreased?Anything that can be done im scared
Relax: About 1 in 3 babies have the umbilical cord wrapped around the neck - and complications because of that is very uncommon. There is no recommendation for treating this specific condition. However, if you are not feeling your baby move regularly (at least 10 times per day) you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I read that it can: occur in one out of every 3 to 4 births. ...Read more
My throat has wrinkles under it from this choking feeling. It feels as someone has their hand wrapped around my neck.
Swallow study: You should have a proper swallow study done. The wrinkles in the skin of your neck have nothing to do with difficulty swallowing or a choking sensation as you describe it. Moving saliva and food from our mouth down to our stomachs requires lots of muscle coordination. If that coordination is off, you can get a sensation like you describe. See a speech and swallow specialist after discussing w/ pcp. ...Read more
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