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Planning Vaginal Delivery After Previous C Section
VBAC Candidate: Any patient who has a good chance to deliver vaginally (no previa, prior vag del, nl transverse scar, etc) is a good candidate. But, you need to labor in a facility equipped to perform emergent c-sections in case of dehiscence or rupture of the uterus.Your OB can tell you if you're a good candidate, keep you safe in labor, & have the ability to perform a quick "vaginal bypass" if needed. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
40: Success rates depends on if you had any other prior vaginal deliveries. ...Read more
Complications led to a previous c-section, is it dangerous to attempt a vaginal delivery for my new pregnancy?
Maybe...depends...: You are at higher risk when you have an old incision on the uterus whether it be from prior removal of a fibroid or a c-section. The fear is that it may open up causing uterine rupture. With that said, the risk of uterine rupture depends on the location and number of the previous old incision(s). At the same time, there are risks to repeat c-sections as well. Discuss all options with your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is vaginal delivery safe for twins? I read lots of articles wich says it is ok and even better than c-section.
Depends : Vaginsl delivery is the preferred route of delivery for twins but certain criteria must be met to qualify. The list is long and your doctor can help guide you through. ...Read more
Uterine rupture: Any incisions on the uterus from previous myomectomies or a c-sections puts you at risk for a uterine rupture when your contractions start during labor of your next pregnancy. If the old scar opens up, massive bleeding can occur and lead to catastrophic consequences for you and your baby. For this reason, a c-section may be a better option. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pros/cons of c-section vs. assisted vaginal delivery? Baby persistently locked in posterior position, estimated 8lbs+.
Depends: That is a decision that would need to be made in the moment. Many women can deliver vaginally with no problem from the occiput posterior position. If the baby can not be delivered with pushing then options of forceps, vacuum and c section should be considered. The size of the baby, the shape of the pelvis, the position of head and the experience of the doctor are all important considerations ...Read more
I have a low lying placenta but dr said yes to a vaginal delivery.What are the chances i will have to end up having a c-section?
Defer to Doctor: You are asking us to completely guess. We do not have the scans nor your history nor an examination. In this case we have to defer to the professional caring for you in person. ...Read more
If amniotic sac is intact during vaginal delivery or c section, Are chances of AMniotic Fluid Embolisim basically zero chance?
Yes: Actually, AFE is quite a rare event and, to a degree, independent of a patient's ruptured status. The general idea is that there is a breech and/or permeability of the of the natural blood-amniotic barriers. This allows products of pregnancy to, unaturally, enter the maternal circulation and cause catatrophic events (primarily in the lungs), culminating in death, oftentimes. ...Read more
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