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Clexane/Heparin and giving birth

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joeschmoesmum Sat 22-Nov-14 18:16:36

I am 31 weeks into quite an eventful pregnancy (following several miscarriages and other gynae mishaps) and have only just started discussing delivery with my OB (not in the UK).

joeschmoesmum Sat 22-Nov-14 18:21:59

Apologies, here is the rest of the post (on mobile).
Due to my injections I cannot have an epidural within a 24 hr window from my last injection. That means that if I go for a vb, which my OB is for, my only pain relief option (for the first 24 hrs... Eeek) will be pethidine (again, not in UK, no gas and air here). On top of that, if I had to have an emcs it would have to be under general.
The other option would be to be induced, or to have an elcs. I am actually more scared of being induced than the elcs, especially as I have heard some horror stories lately, ending with emcs, which I would like to avoid.

Anyone else on heparin- what did you decide to do and how did it work for you?


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