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Whats the recovery time recovery time after ceserean section for stiillbirth?

Whats the recovery time recovery time after ceserean section for stiillbirth?

Same: First off I am so sorry to hear about the stillbirth. Emotionally that can be very challenging to recover from. Physically the recovery will be the same as another c section. Most patients can leave the hospital in 48-72 hours, will be sore requiring pain medication for 1-2 weeks and then back to normal by week 5-6. ...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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What is a vaginal birth after c-section (vbac)?

What is a vaginal birth after c-section (vbac)?

Risky for baby.: Vbac is what you get if your gamble pays off - and you avoid a second cesarean section. Keep in mind that this gamble involves an ~10-fold higher risk of fetal/neonatal death compared to a scheduled prelabor second c-section and may only be justified if you plan to have more pregnancies and do not wish the risks of multiple c-sections. Discuss these issues with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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What happens after a cesarian delivery?

What happens after a cesarian delivery?

What did your doc sa: Say , if u are planning on having one or there is a good possibility u may end up with one , your doc beforehand should go over with u everything to expect afterwards like I do with all of my csection pts. ...Read more

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How risky is it with getting an abortion after two months c-section post-partum?

How risky is it with getting an abortion after two months c-section post-partum?

Safe: i'm sorry you got pregnant so soon after your C-section. After this abortion please consider an IUD or Nexplanon which is the reliable contraception. I assume you are less than 12 weeks pregnant, and early abortion is very safe after a C-section ...Read more

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Is there a recovery period after amniocentesis?

Is there a recovery period after amniocentesis?

Yes: Minimal. Women walk out of the office after an amnio. From the mother's point of view the recovery is no different from having gotten an immunization - a little soreness at the needle site. Women should rest a bit if they are feeling contractions after the amnio, which is not uncommon for a short period of time. ...Read more

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What should a woman eat after a caesarean delivery?

What should a woman eat after a  caesarean delivery?

What did you OB say?: You need to ask your ob, you want to eat healthy once you have normal bowel function, and avoid foods that cause constipation, excessive gas or heartburn, right after a csection, i tell my pts to chew gum as that helps bowel motility and helps prevent bowel problems afterward. ...Read more

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How can I exercise after a cesarean section?

How can I exercise after a cesarean section?

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

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Bum bleeding after a surgical abortion?

Bum bleeding after a surgical abortion?

Bleeding after abort: Bleeding from the rectal area after an abortion can be worrisome. A trauma during surgery could be a possibility although rare. Please have your physcian examine you to make sure the bleeding its really from the rectal area instead of vaginally. Someties patients can have internal hemorrhoids and the bleeding doesnt have anything to do with the surgery. ...Read more

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How soon after having a caesarian section can you get a tubal ligation?

How soon after having a caesarian section can you get a tubal ligation?

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 more

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Pregnancy after spinal fusion-i had spinal fusion surgery about a year ago; l4-s1; how does this affect pregnancy and delivery?

Pregnancy after spinal fusion-i had spinal fusion surgery about a year ago; l4-s1; how does this affect pregnancy and delivery?

Spinal Fusion: If all is well with the fusion, there should be no problems. The pelvis opens for childbirth, not the spine. You may experience some increased back pain, but this is common with pregnancy to begin with. ...Read more

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Recovery period after double inguinal surgery in a female?

Recovery period after double inguinal surgery in a female?

Depends: Recovery is always challenging, done best with a team and lots of communication. Bilateral procedures have more pain than staged unilateral procedures. Okay to talk with your surgery team for details of your case. Expect about 2 weeks for first phase and about 8 weeks for second phase. Be well. ...Read more

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HI can you delivery naturally after a cesarean?

Yes: It is possible to have a normal vaginal delivery after Caesarian Section. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having a vaginal birth after a c section. I have only had one child via c section 4 years ago. After only dilation wasn't happening after 17 hours?

What are the chances of having a vaginal birth after a c section. I have only had one child via c section 4 years ago. After only dilation wasn't happening after 17 hours?

Pretty good: Vaginal birth after c/section (VBAC) has a pretty good success according to current research. You must work closely with your OB. Research shows 4/10 women with VBAC may still have to have a c/section . These labors need to be monitored carefully in a hospital equipped to respond to an emergency during the labor and have experience monitoring VBAC patients. Talk to your OB for more advice ...Read more

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How to lose a post caesarian weight and abdominal fats after 6 months of delivery?

How to lose a post caesarian weight and abdominal fats after 6 months of delivery?

Same as anyone else: Watch what you eat, exercise, and adopt a healthy lifestyle. There is nothing different about the fact that you had a c-section. Also hopefully you are breastfeeding which contributes to significant weight loss in the post-partum period. ...Read more