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My DS (3) is going to have his tonsils/adenoids out 2 weeks after I have our baby by c-section. Although difficult I think this is manageable - is it??

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ZakuroFujiwara Wed 24-Jun-09 16:14:37

As per the title really.

DS(3 in a weeks time) really does need the op asap as he has terrible sleep apnoea and we have just found out today that they can do it 2 weeks to the day that I have my c-section for baby number 2 (in 10 days time).

My husband would be able to take some time off work (he will stay in the hospital with DS during/after the op), we have a nanny 4 days a week and I can go and stay at my mums with the baby on the night of my sons op if I still need post c-section help with the newborn.

So, I think we should go ahead and get the surgery done but am I being ridiculous???? Am I totally under-estimating the effect this surgery will have on DS?

Ledodgy Wed 24-Jun-09 16:17:30

It will be fine. If your dh can stay with him after the op (usually only one night). Then normally for around 10 days-2 weeks post op they tell you to keep your son at home to prevent infection and so he can rest which will be do-able as well. The op is usually straight forward and recovery is normally quick. smile

ZakuroFujiwara Wed 24-Jun-09 16:20:27

Oh thank you Ledodgy - I just suddenly thought I might be being a bit head in the sand about the effect of it all! You've made me feel better already!! smile

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