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When a woman has postterm delivery, what does it mean?

When a woman has postterm delivery, what does it mean?

42 weeks or beyond: It mean that the baby delivers at 42 weeks of pregnancy or beyond (2 weeks or more beyond the mother's due date). ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Delivery After 41 Weeks (Definition)

Postterm delivery is a condition where the baby is delivered after the normal ...Read more


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What are the tests for postterm delivery?

Not sure of question: If you are still pregnant past 41 wks you will be followed closely likely with nst, which is like a fancy ultrasound but as you approach 42 wks most ob's will encourage induction of labor. Risks of post term delivery have to do with size and maturity of baby, including stooling in utero and birth injury. ...Read more

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15 days pp C-section delivery due to breech position. Pain, numbness and reduced mobility in hands and feet when I wake up.. Should I be concerned?

15 days pp C-section delivery due to breech position. Pain, numbness and reduced mobility in hands and feet when I wake up.. Should I be concerned?

Positional Numbness: Your symptoms are likely due to you not moving much when you sleep due to your incisional pain. When you stay in one position you place pressure on the nerves and they " go to sleep" resulting in the symptoms you describe. Once you get moving or change positions those symptoms go away. If they do not then see your doctor. As you get further out from surgery and move more at night it will improve. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid a C-section delivery?

What can I do to avoid a C-section delivery?

Limit weight gain: 1) limit weight gain to 25 lbs. The more you gain the larger the baby grows. 2) limit your intake of carbs and sugars to avoid excessive weight gain and gestational diabetes. 3) avoid being induced unless medically necessary. ...Read more

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Am i fertile after emergency C-section delivery ?

Am i fertile after emergency C-section delivery ?

Probably: It is unusual for c-sections, emergency or otherwise to cause infertility. On occasion, they can cause scar tissue that results in infertility. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a vaginal delivery after c-section?

What are the risks of a vaginal delivery after c-section?

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 more

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Who can have a vaginal delivery after a previous c-section?

Who can  have a vaginal delivery after a 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 more

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How successful is a vaginal delivery after a previous c-section?

How successful is a vaginal delivery after a previous c-section?

40: Success rates depends on if you had any other prior vaginal deliveries. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a vaginal delivery after a previous c-section?

Is it possible to have a vaginal delivery after a previous c-section?

VBAC: It is and is often a great option! there are limitations and various reasons why a vaginal birth after c/s would be dangerous. If you are interested in vbac then you should share your desire with your provider to see if you are a candidate. ...Read more