What is the ideal time for cesarean section in women with central placenta previa?

After fetal maturity. The ideal time is when the baby is lung mature and the MD is confident of your gestation age.

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Placenta previa is a must have c section, is this true?

Yes. In almost all cases, some cases though with partial type or just the tip of placenta reaching the cervix and go into labor proceed without that horrendous bleeding, very rare, in these days with all the advances in diagnostics, medications, anesthesia and surgery, no one would take chances, for the safety of the mother and baby , . Read more...

Diagnosed with marginal placenta previa at 23 wk. Now 26 wk. MD said I will need a c section. Is there any chance the previa will still resolve?

Perhaps. If a previa is present at the time of labor then a c section will be needed. Typically marginal previas are monitored by serial ultrasounds. As the uterus grows the placenta may be pulled safely away from the cervix. Ask your doctor if other sonograms will be done. Read more...

Doctor said that my placenta is attached near to my cervix. Is that means I can have placenta previa? Is that means c-section? I'm only 5months.

Too soon. At 5 months, it's too soon to say if your placenta will still be attached near your cervix when you are near to term. Sometimes, when the placenta is adjacent to or bordering the cervix at 5 months, the uterus grows and the placenta is far enough away at the time of delivery from the cervix that you can safely have a vaginal delivery! Read more...