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C section pre op question

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FRowlands Mon 17-Oct-11 15:51:45

Hi. I'm having a planned c section and go for a pre op appointment a few days before. Just wondering what to expect? Also is this carried out by a mw/ nurse or a consultant? Thanks!

HarrietJones Mon 17-Oct-11 16:43:32

Mine was with a MW. Did blood tests & usual baby check up stuff.

Yama Mon 17-Oct-11 16:45:24

Usual checks. Nothing additional.

mrsrvc Mon 17-Oct-11 18:06:33

Give you the drugs you need to take. Tell you to wax. Discuss cord blood collection if your hospital do it. Otherwise just the normal checks and then they tell you the hospital proceedure.

I also met an aneathetist (sp) to discuss problems I'd had with a previous spinal.
Good luck!

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