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How can I avoid a c-section?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Limited control

Don't gain too much weight.
Stay physically fit throughout the pregnancy. Do core work like yoga or pilates. Stay out of the hospital as long as you can. Labor as long as you can at home.

In brief: Limited control

Don't gain too much weight.
Stay physically fit throughout the pregnancy. Do core work like yoga or pilates. Stay out of the hospital as long as you can. Labor as long as you can at home.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Avoid pregnancy!

When you get pregnant nowadays, you have a >1/3 chance of needing a cesarean section for delivery of your infant.
The safest way to avoid a cesarean section is to never get pregnant. If you want to have children, you have to accept a certain risk, including cesarean section. Maintaining a healthy weight for your height, avoiding late childbearing and getting good/early prenatal care decrease risk.

In brief: Avoid pregnancy!

When you get pregnant nowadays, you have a >1/3 chance of needing a cesarean section for delivery of your infant.
The safest way to avoid a cesarean section is to never get pregnant. If you want to have children, you have to accept a certain risk, including cesarean section. Maintaining a healthy weight for your height, avoiding late childbearing and getting good/early prenatal care decrease risk.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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