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If my mother had a c-section, will I need one?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: Great question.
Depending on the reason for your mother's c-section, you may be at increased risk (e.
g. Short stature, obesity, poor fetal growth), as some traits are inherited. Of course, with a ~40% c-section rate nationally, you may not need any maternal influence to deliver abdominally!

In brief: Great question.
Depending on the reason for your mother's c-section, you may be at increased risk (e.
g. Short stature, obesity, poor fetal growth), as some traits are inherited. Of course, with a ~40% c-section rate nationally, you may not need any maternal influence to deliver abdominally!
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: No
Just because your mother had a c-section does not mean you will have one.
This is not something that is "passed down" from your mom.

In brief: No
Just because your mother had a c-section does not mean you will have one.
This is not something that is "passed down" from your mom.
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
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