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Positive stories of c section 37 weeks with anterior placenta previa

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Mummyspider27 · 11/06/2020 15:41

I just had my specialist appointment about my c section and just feel a bit over whelmed with information, specifically what can go wrong. Blood transfusions, intensive care, internal balloons, cutting through the placenta etc. A lot to take in. Just so wanted to hear some people’s experiences x

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Shani123 · 11/06/2020 16:16

I haven't got much to say because my csection experience was amazing and pretty unremarkable.
Had my baby 25/5/20 at 39 weeks and 1 day, I also had an anterior placenta. Had minimal blood loss, it was all very quick and uncomplicated in regards to the section itself :)
I was up and walking to the toilet about 5 hours after and just felt sore for a few days but could walk around and look after my baby just fine!

Mummyspider27 · 11/06/2020 16:29

Sounds like my dream!! Was your placenta previa? X

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Shani123 · 11/06/2020 16:45

Sorry I didn't notice the previa part! Mine was just anterior. I was on tinzaparin so expected a lot of blood loss though but everything was fine! I remember when talking to my consultant about it he explained they have to tell you about all the risks which sound scary, but he went through the % chances of things happening and it was really reassuring for me, did yours go through that with you? x

Mummyspider27 · 11/06/2020 17:09

She wasn’t overly forthcoming with %’s just a lot of eventualities! I should have asked x

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Mummyspider27 · 12/06/2020 07:55

Bump x

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Mamma1985 · 27/05/2021 23:26

Hi how did you get on interested as
I’m the same position.

Bigbluebuttons · 27/05/2021 23:33

I had anterior placenta previa with #1 and the whole experience was really lovely. It’s still one of my happiest memories - feeling no pain, totally safe and then this beautiful little child staring at me, with a very serious little face!

Mamma1985 · 28/05/2021 08:10

@Bigbluebuttons thank you, I’m so worried the doctor was a bit annoying just kept going on about bleeding bleeding bleeding 🙁, all
I read is that they have to cut through placenta and it’s so dangerous I’ve worried myself sick! But hearing your story has made me feel

odey9621 · 30/04/2022 15:53

Has anyone had an elective c section at 37 weeks? I'm struggling mentally and physically I'm very uncomfortable I think I'm having contractions on and off but midwife said braxton hicks or pgp my anxiety is very bad I'm filled with complete dread of going into labour no c section has been booked yet as I'm not seeing my consultant till 19th of May to tell them that's what I want this time I'm mentally exhausted with worrying and it's having a big impact on my mental health

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