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why would I need this appointment?

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sammyjayneex Sat 23-Apr-16 14:09:45

I have just received and appointment for an anaesthetic clinic in the antenatal clinic. I'm 35 weeks pregnant. I'm not planning on a C section or anything like that. I don't have any major complications apart from a heart problem (SVT). I was seeing the consultant about this but he discharged me saying I should be fine in labour. I have given birth 4 times before all normal deliveries and never had one of these appointments. Midwife asked me where I would like the baby and she suggested birth centre. I agreed!
I can't ring till Monday and I'm wondering why I have Been sent this.

Mouthfulofquiz Sat 23-Apr-16 14:20:12

Do you have asthma or another similar condition which might affect the choice of anaesthetics used if you needed a c-section? Or to discuss any risks around having an epidural should you need one?

sammyjayneex Sat 23-Apr-16 14:25:42

No no asthma or anything that would require me to have an epidural. I've never had an epidural with my other 4, just gas and air
It's got me confused lol

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