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How is the date of my planned c-section determined?
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Mature baby
First question is when is the best time for fetal maturity.
Second question is what is the safest time for mother and last question should be about convience for pt family or dr. Hopefully all can be safely met. Most drs. Agree, after 39 completed weeks.

In brief: Mature baby
First question is when is the best time for fetal maturity.
Second question is what is the safest time for mother and last question should be about convience for pt family or dr. Hopefully all can be safely met. Most drs. Agree, after 39 completed weeks.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: ~7 days B4 due date.
Studies have determined that the best time to perform a prelabor cesarean section is 39 weeks, or 7 days befor eyour due date.
In rare circumstances, it may be even earlier, at the discretion of an obstetrician or maternal-fetal medicine specialist.

In brief: ~7 days B4 due date.
Studies have determined that the best time to perform a prelabor cesarean section is 39 weeks, or 7 days befor eyour due date.
In rare circumstances, it may be even earlier, at the discretion of an obstetrician or maternal-fetal medicine specialist.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Thank
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