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My amnio showed trisomy 21. I don't want to abort but I don't want a csection if needed. Can I say that?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Delivery up to you

You should talk now with your OB about the route of delivery.
Stay open to c-section if your life is in danger.

In brief: Delivery up to you

You should talk now with your OB about the route of delivery.
Stay open to c-section if your life is in danger.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

If you did you could be charged with child endangerment and go to prison.
Either be all in or all out for a special needs child. If you try to make a self serving decision like withholding treatment that you would not for a normal infant you would be charged in my state.

In brief: No

If you did you could be charged with child endangerment and go to prison.
Either be all in or all out for a special needs child. If you try to make a self serving decision like withholding treatment that you would not for a normal infant you would be charged in my state.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: You need to

Discuss with your ob.
Failure to normally progress in delivery process may cause not only the foetus/infan trouble, but it may not be extractable from your womb through your birth canal. C-section is less pain and truama, so please air your worries with the obstetrican and be sure of consequences.

In brief: You need to

Discuss with your ob.
Failure to normally progress in delivery process may cause not only the foetus/infan trouble, but it may not be extractable from your womb through your birth canal. C-section is less pain and truama, so please air your worries with the obstetrican and be sure of consequences.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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