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Elective csection vs vbac - advice please

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pleasestoptalking Thu 21-Mar-13 21:21:04

I think you should try to get a second opinion. Get as much information about the situation as you can and then make a decision.

There will be issues with the previous c sections as there will be the concern that the scar could rupture during labour. You will probably be quite stretched with a twin pregnancy too.

I had an emergency c section after being induced at 40 wks when I had my twins. I wanted to have a natural birth with my 3rd child but didn't go into labour so had to have another c section as they wouldn't induce as they were worried about the c section scar.

You need to make your own decision but in your shoes I think I would err on the side of caution. Who knows you could go into labour before 38 weeks and this will all be academic.

Good luck and enjoy your babies!

butterflyexperience Tue 19-Mar-13 10:08:06


My first 2 dc were emergency csection due to heart rates dropping which I believe down to the epidural I had.

I am now 22 weeks pregnant with twins and have advised strongly to have a planned csection at 38 weeks.

But I don't want too.

I really want a vbac.

However am nervous about putting the babies in danger and it being my fault for not listening to experts.

Anyone been in a similar situation or have any advise?


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