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Is C-section necsisary for 4th baby after 3rd was shoulder dystocia delivery? All perv were vaginal. All less than 8 lbs., no diabetes or obesity in

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Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: It will be offered

Since the recurrence rate of shoulder dystocia is relatively high and the consequences can be grave, a c-section should be offered or even highly recommended to you.
You must weigh all options and make the best decision for you and your baby in conjunction with your doctor.

In brief: It will be offered

Since the recurrence rate of shoulder dystocia is relatively high and the consequences can be grave, a c-section should be offered or even highly recommended to you.
You must weigh all options and make the best decision for you and your baby in conjunction with your doctor.
Dr. Brian Enggano
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Dr. Jie Xu
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not 100%

If the shoulder dystocia led to injuries to the baby or you had a really horrible tear and healing process, a c-section can be offered, but it's not 100% necessary.
Speak with your obgyn to make an informed decision. As long as you understand all the risks, benefits, and alternatives, they will likely respect your decision. Good luck!

In brief: Not 100%

If the shoulder dystocia led to injuries to the baby or you had a really horrible tear and healing process, a c-section can be offered, but it's not 100% necessary.
Speak with your obgyn to make an informed decision. As long as you understand all the risks, benefits, and alternatives, they will likely respect your decision. Good luck!
Dr. Jie Xu
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