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Narrow hips. Will I need c section?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Not necessarily.

The birth canal is wide enough, even in most women with narrow hips.
I hope it can be avoided.

In brief: Not necessarily.

The birth canal is wide enough, even in most women with narrow hips.
I hope it can be avoided.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Perhaps.

Since ~40% of us women deliver via cesarean section nowadays, you have a pretty good chance no matter how narrow or wide your hips are.
Don't worry about it! we only do cesareans to protect your baby's brain/life and preserve your health, so rest assured that it is for good reasons.

In brief: Perhaps.

Since ~40% of us women deliver via cesarean section nowadays, you have a pretty good chance no matter how narrow or wide your hips are.
Don't worry about it! we only do cesareans to protect your baby's brain/life and preserve your health, so rest assured that it is for good reasons.
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