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c-section booking but what if he turns before you date????

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Tiaxx31 Sat 31-Oct-09 18:44:00

i'm booked for a c-section but what happens if he turns to head down,will they still go ahead withb giving me the section or make me wait till i go into labour to give birth normally?

mummyof1butnotforlong Sat 31-Oct-09 19:01:28

If the head is down and everything else is ok, your good to go!

I am assuming you want to give birth naturally?

Lulusbrotherisgettingmarried Sat 31-Oct-09 19:03:04

you can wait for labour to commence. o r you might be able to have your c.section, is this your first baby? and is the section simply due to baby being breech?

Tiaxx31 Sat 31-Oct-09 19:12:30

This is my 2nd pregnancy but my son is now 14 so big gap. The only reason they say a c section is because he is head & body side ways and feet down, i had a normal delivery for my son but had to have foresepts and then the dreaded stitches which is so sore to sit etc

forkhandles Sat 31-Oct-09 19:17:03

I was booked in for a CS with my second pregnancy (which was twins BTW) as the first twin due out had turned to be footling breech. They scanned me with a portable unit just before I went in to have the section just to make she was still breech.

If you want to have a natural birth I would make sure that you are checked, one way or another, before you have the CS. It is possible to have a breech baby naturally although the hospitals aren't keen, especially if it's your second.

Good luck

mummyof1butnotforlong Sat 31-Oct-09 19:34:09

Just wondering forkhandles do you know why they are less keen if its your second?

forkhandles Wed 04-Nov-09 18:00:40

Sorry mummy of 1, just seen this - that came out all wrong, I meant the opposite!

I worded that wrong, or punctuated it wrong. What I meant was it is possible to have a breech baby naturally (especially) if it's your second, but the hospitals aren't keen.

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