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Dr. Austina Cho
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Previous Vaginal Delivery (Overview)

"Vaginal birth" is the term used to describe any delivery of the baby through the vagina (versus a c-section delivery). The baby typically comes through head first. Click on the animation or illustrated series above to see how a normal vaginal birth proceeds. If the baby is not head first, (e.g., breech) it may need to be delivered by c-section.


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Hiv infection during vaginal delivery?

Hiv infection during vaginal delivery?

What is the question: Are you HIV + and asking if your baby can be hiv+? Or are you concerned that delivering vaginally will subject you to risk of HIV infection? If the latter, don't worry. You do not get HIV in that fashion. Only sexually or by blood transfer (transfusion, needle sharing, transplants, etc.) rephrase your question. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Previous Vaginal Delivery (Overview)

"Vaginal birth" is the term used to describe any delivery of the baby through the vagina (versus a c-section delivery). The baby typically comes through head first. Click on the animation or illustrated series above to see how a normal vaginal birth proceeds. If the baby is not head first, (e.g., breech) it may need to be delivered by c-section.


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Does the povider offer vbac (vaginal birth after previous cessarean section)?

Does the povider offer vbac (vaginal birth after previous cessarean section)?

No: Due to a combination of hospital policies and practicing at several hospitals in the community our practice does not feel that we can currently provide for vbac or tolac safely at this time. This may change in the future. ...Read more

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Preparing for Labor and Delivery (Checklist)

Watch for signs of labor, such as increasing contractions or fluid leakages
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If the baby is not moving, do kick counts, and keep in mind that you should feel 10 in two hours
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Call your doctor with any questions or concerns
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Cesarean section or vaginal delivery is better ?

Cesarean section or vaginal delivery is better ?

Vaginal: it depends , vaginal is preferred , unless you have contraindications for it i would check with your OB first ...Read more

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Can premature labor and delivery cause infertility at 26 weeks with vaginal delivery?

Can premature labor and delivery cause infertility at 26 weeks with vaginal delivery?

SecondaryInfertility: A person who has one pregnancy and cannot get pregnant a 2nd time is usually not due to the previous 26 week delivery. An incompetent cervix means that the patient got pregnant again. A vigorous scraping at a d & c post partum can cause infertility. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Previous post partum haemorrage and c section, is vaginal birth an option instead?

Previous post partum haemorrage and c section, is vaginal birth an option instead?

Not recommended: Controversy over vaginal birth after c-section has gone from one end of the spectrum (no) to the other (sometimes) . Your OB can determine if you are a candidate for vaginal birth after c-section and if you are your delivery will be very closely monitored and preparation for c-section will be in place in case you need it. The surgical team will be nearby throughout your labor and delivery. ...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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Could vaginal probiotics during the antepartum period and intrapartum antibiotics at l&d prevent chorioamnionitis and subsequent complications?

Could vaginal probiotics during the antepartum period and intrapartum antibiotics at l&d prevent chorioamnionitis and subsequent complications?

Chorioamnionitis: In general, vaginal probiotics and antibiotics during labor can reduce the risk of chorioamnionitis. If there is a concern based on precious pregnancy outcomes, this questions should be discussed with the treating obstetrician. ...Read more

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What are the risks of vaginal vault prolapse during pregnancy? 27w pregnant breech baby

What are the risks of vaginal vault prolapse during pregnancy? 27w pregnant breech baby

Not a problem: Vaginal vault prolapse in pregnancy is not harmful, but can be uncomfortable. Ask your ob/gyn md to place a pessary into your vagina to lift up the cervix and reduce the prolapse problem until after delivery. ...Read more

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Foul vaginal discharge 7 months after child delivery?

Foul vaginal discharge 7 months after child delivery?

Not normal: U need an exam, pap, cultures and an ultrasound, most likely a vaginitis , but must make sure it is not from inside the uterus which is the endometrium, please see the doc who delivered u. ...Read more

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Can i still have a normal vaginal delivery after induced labor procedure?

Can i still have a normal vaginal delivery after induced labor procedure?

Yes: The goal of inducing labor is to stimulate contractions prior to the onset of spontaneous labor. Reasons for induction vary widely. The goal for every labor induction is a vaginal delivery. ...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 delivery of stillborn baby always vaginal?

Is delivery of stillborn baby always vaginal?

No.: When the timing of cessation of heartbeat is not certain, most will at least try to save the baby with an emergency c-section. ...Read more

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Does hernia occurs after first cesarian delivery?

Does hernia occurs after first cesarian delivery?

Should not : This should not happen. Not a normal occurrence. www.drlugo.com. ...Read more

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Are these postpartum episiotomy vaginal scabs normal?

Are these postpartum episiotomy vaginal scabs normal?

Likely yes: After any cut (with stitches or not), the body heals...And that often means a scab. So unless you find it abnormal in another way, it's likely fine. But - ask your obgyn to check you - it will take 5 seconds and make you feel better. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you have a vaginal cuff tear without bleeding after vaginal hysterectomy?

Can you have a vaginal cuff tear without bleeding after vaginal hysterectomy?

A defect, not a tear: The healing of a vaginal cuff after vaginal hysterectomy is not always predictable or may not be complete or smooth for several weeks after surgery. A defect in the vaginal scar may on occasions occur without symptoms but it would be rather unlikely although not impossible that a "cuff tear" would take place without bleeding ". ...Read more

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Stitching after labor and delivery ?

Sutures: Sutures might be needed if there was a significant tear during delivery or if you had an episiotomy. If this doesn't address your question then please re-ask with a clear question. Take Care. ...Read more

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Has anyone here treated retained placenta after delivery?

Has anyone here treated retained placenta after delivery?

Yes: Probably anyone who has delivered a baby has had a case of retained placenta. ...Read more

Dr. Brian Enggano
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Vaginal Delivery (Definition)

Vaginal delivery is the natural method of delivery for humans. A vaginal delivery can be assisted through the use of a vaccum or forceps. The average hospital stay after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery ...Read more