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What are chances of vaginal delivery if triplets?
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Don't risk it
Some old school docs talk about vag delivery of triplets but current standards recommend c-section.
Not because obs are less skilled, it's just too many things that can go wrong that you can't control. Cord accidents, placental separation, bleeding, and more importantly-difficulty monitoring all three babies during labor. They usually deliver early & benefit with a prepared plan & personnel.

In brief: Don't risk it
Some old school docs talk about vag delivery of triplets but current standards recommend c-section.
Not because obs are less skilled, it's just too many things that can go wrong that you can't control. Cord accidents, placental separation, bleeding, and more importantly-difficulty monitoring all three babies during labor. They usually deliver early & benefit with a prepared plan & personnel.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: Don't do it!
The fact that vaginal delivery is possible with twins and triplets does not mean that it is advisable! in fact, if you are carrying anything other than a cephalic singleton fetus, a prelabor cesarean section may be your best bet for safe delivery of all involved.
Vaginal delivery of triplets is fraught with unacceptable risks for the brain/life of the second and third fetus!

In brief: Don't do it!
The fact that vaginal delivery is possible with twins and triplets does not mean that it is advisable! in fact, if you are carrying anything other than a cephalic singleton fetus, a prelabor cesarean section may be your best bet for safe delivery of all involved.
Vaginal delivery of triplets is fraught with unacceptable risks for the brain/life of the second and third fetus!
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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