When to request elective c section(3 Posts)
Nmum89 Sat 22-Aug-20 10:56:18
GhostOfMe Sat 22-Aug-20 11:30:29
Lockdownseperation Sat 22-Aug-20 11:33:00
I am 18 weeks pregnant with my first baby. I am terrified of natural birth and don’t think I can cope with it. After hearing many horror stories of vaginal birth gone wrong I have decided to have a elective c section. Does anyone know when should I bring this up with my midwife? I fear leaving it too late in case I need to fight for it or change hospitals, or telling them to early and be dismissed.
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This needs to go into pregnancy or childbirth. Raise it at your next midwife appointment.
A c section is major abdominal surgery not without serious risk so they have to show you the potential risks. It’s your right but do explore the relative risks yourself.
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