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CS risks following previous CS?

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weegiemum Mon 10-Jan-11 15:14:08

I am just asking this on behalf of a friend. She had a baby in September and her second is due in August, 11 months after the first.

SHe had an emergency CS with dc1 and was pg within 8 weeks of the birth.

What are her raised risks with such a small gap between babies?

mamaloco Mon 10-Jan-11 15:19:09

There is a risk of rupture as the scar is not healed yet. especially the internal one. It must hurts! I had pain for my first 5/10 periods (2 CS) I can imagine the pain of a stretching uterus on my scars.
She also have a bigger risk of bleeding after the birth.

mamaloco Mon 10-Jan-11 15:20:49

Forgot to mention, she definitely needs to talk to her GP soon, as she will probably be considered high risk.

weegiemum Mon 10-Jan-11 15:27:08

Interesting. Thanks!

Does anyone know how MUCH the risk is increased?

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