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Diazapam used during CS for sedation, anyone?

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newmum40 Mon 09-Oct-17 16:13:59

Due to my anxiety I have been offered Diazepam to take the morning of my elective C-Section but am concerned as to the effect on baby.
I am looking at a 2mg (maybe slightly more if necessary) dose. I have previously taken this medication so I know it is effective however to be blunt, i feel i am polluting baby and i feel distressed about this. Have you used it in this context and if so were there any side effects with baby?

newmum40 Mon 30-Apr-18 13:05:02

Just to end, we used Lorazepam, advice from breast feeding network, baby straight to boob, Nov 2017.

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