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Angelaelliott20

VBAC at Coffs Harbour Base Public Hospital

Hi everyone, Im having alot of trouble finding information regarding Coffs Harbour Base hospital ...

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I know this is a few months old now, but i had a planned c-section (due to my daughter being breech) with my first on the Sunny Coas...

Booking c-section 2morow. What questions should I ask??

Hi Ds&alien, heres a few might you might consider: - What kind of pain management will you be ...

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Not a question per se but, I highly recommend asking them for a stool softener or laxative if you get put on anything with codeine i...

Unplanned/ emergency...???

Gotta love "no kid" experts roll eyes Can't say I've heard that term though - I was told 3rd t...

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I ended up having an 'unplanned C Section' but it was noted on my medical notes as an emergency C Section. I think sometimes the wo...

Looks like number 2 will have to be a cesarean

I agree with melmul as long as you and bubs are healthy thats all that matters. I've had 4 vagin...

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I was really dissapointed that i didn't get to give birth naturally, i felt robbed. Second time around i didn't want to put myself t...

Pen232008

Having natural birth after c section.

Hi Ladies, I am debating whether to try for natural birth rather than c section this time round w...

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Nai&Beau wrote: Thanks Keeki! It's going heaps fast now I can't believe its almost here. I kinda what time to slow down now. How are...

Alli-cat

Epidural? how did you handle it?

I hate needles. It has taken me a long time to sit still for a needle or blood test without passi...

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As long as I don't see anything I should be fine. Saw the needle last blood test. Took every bit of strength I had not to pass out.

Gabby23

c section 3 months ago and still hurting

My baby was born 3 months ago on Saturday just gone via emergency c section. I was cut open (this...

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Ashley666 wrote: hey smile i had an emergency csection at 38 weeks with my daughter who is now 2 and a half- my recovery seemed nor...

Serendipity575

my first c-section is booked... what should I expect??

Hi All, Hope you're all having a great weekend! So I had an antenatal appointment few days ago...

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I haven't had a c section but just wanted to say that I have a few friends who have had c section who have recovered much faster and...

Staceyriches13

2 naturals 2 c sections 1 pregnancy

hi all, i am a mother of 4 ..my first 2 were natural no complications or drugs very long labours ...

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Depends on your hospital, your ob/doctor and how your scars have healed and health factors along the way with the pregnancy. I was ...

Elective Csection.

Hi, i havent had a c-section myself but my friend had one a month ago, it was elective and in a p...

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KNMendis

Absolutely petrified.........

Hi there, hoping that any Mum or qualified professional (RN/Midwife) out there can help with this...

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I have had 3 c-sec's and will be having my 4th in December. May I ask, how was your elective c-sec? I ask because my first was unpla...

Awolf78

when do you get booked in for elective c -sect?

I had an emergency c-section with my DS (now 13mths) Just found out I pregnant with #2, and am ha...

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It really depends on your hospital I think. I had an emergency c-section with DS and as soon as I saw my OB for number 2 he told me...

Kazza02

Children at the hospital?

Possibly a strange question, but can you bring older children to hospital to wait while you are i...

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That's what I thought may be the case.

Emmabelle

Unnecessary C-Section

4 months ago my bub was born via emergency c-section. I was grateful for a healthy bub but upset ...

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Thanks for your advise Nai&Beau I actually just learnt about Doolas - i will look into getting one but it depends on how much they ...

Robbed of the experience?

My son is now 13 weeks old and i love him more than i would ever be able to describe. My pregnanc...

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I know how you feel. I can't say I gave birth to my bub, as in my mind I didn't and it breaks my heart. Everyone I speak too tells...

Tryingfor#2

C-Section 9 months ago, having pain.

Hello all! Thought I'd pop in to pick some brains... I had my csection 9 months ago, and for the ...

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Yeh that's what I thought too...Hmmm yep I think I'll book an appointment once I know what hubby's work roster is (as my GP is an ho...

hoola-hoop

Caesar only 5weeks away!!!

Well, my 2nd caesar is only 5weeks away & I can't wait to meet my baby. I feel lke I've been preg...

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Thank you

Gabby23

pain after emergency cesarean

So after much wonderful advice from mums on here I sought help from my gp while taking my son to ...

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Most of the pain starts around where my ribs end. It definately feels like muscle pain. Also, its kind of hard to describe but right...

Arisa

Bruising after section at 7 weeks PP, is that normal?

Okay so I thought the pain in my back and abdomen was caused by SPD but I am thinking its the c s...

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~Haze~

really scared

im 19weeks preg with my 2nd and my midwife has already said i may need to have a c-section, the i...

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Its honestly not that and really, I mean i do not regret it and I had an emergency one but was planning an elective hey I missed out...

minibee

4th c-section, is it booked for 39 weeks or 38 weeks? (NZ)

Hi Ladies, I am (about 3 months) pregnant with my 4th baby and this will also be my fourth c-sec...

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I'm on my 3rd C-Section and my OB gave me dates to choose from at 12 weeks. These were up to two weeks early. I choose 39wks, the lo...

jdmum

Has anyone had a c-sec at bankstown Hospital NSW

Just wondering if anyone has had a c-sec at Bankstown hospital NSW and your thoughts/what it was ...

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Kazza02

When will they book me in this time?

Just wondering if anyone can tell me how close to your due date in a public hospital do they book...

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I've had 2 & this will be my 3rd. All in public hospital. #1 was emergency at 35 weeks due to multiple hemmoraging throughout pregna...

*misskel*

a question for all you c/section mama's...

I am having my first (and last) c/section for my second bub in about 4 weeks time. I have researc...

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hi there! i had an elective csection so i was kinda prepared. lol like everyone else said, take it easy for the first 6 weeks after ...

Lolasmurf

date is booked!

Hi everyone, Well my 3rd caesar is booked- only a few days away!! Starting to get very nervous ...

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How exciting. I hope your anaethetist says you can have a spinal. I hope everything goes well and look forward to reading your birth...

~NoDdY~

PP magazine article about c-sections

HELLO!!! So I was reading Practical Peranting magazine (I buy it sometimes if they have an artic...

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I have had 3 c sections, the first labour was going good for the first 26 hours then after trying everything including for...

AG56D1

will i have one again?

hi ladies!! i am the proud mum of 1 lil girl who has just turned 4 years old an 2 days ago found ...

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Depends on a few things as to whether you have another c-sect. They won't induce you if you go overdue, you need to go into labour ...

AG56D1

will i have one again?

hi ladies!! i am the proud mum of 1 lil girl who has just turned 4 years old an 2 days ago found ...

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Mellycolly

Elective C Section at Public Hospital in WA

Hi there, I had an emergency c section for my DS at a private hospital. Im thinking of next time...

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i cant see any reason why they would disallow you a c-ser. you can discuss it with the dr's you see when you go to your nominated ho...

Kirstieandmiranda

Bleeding after c-section

Hi everyone I went into early labour at 35 weeks and had to have an emergency c-section as my pla...

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SO i saw my surgeon today and she said the bleeding is caused by an infection. Im on antibiotics and it should settle down soon. tha...

hoola-hoop

Got my date for Caesarean no.2, Scared!!! :(

Hi, I had an emergency c-sec with dd1 Aug 2009 & it'll be just over 3yrs exactly (Aug 28th) when ...

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Good luck with your delivery in 13 weeks. Hope that the rest of your pregnancy goes well. I have had two c sections. First was pla...

sam_89

Intra Abdominal Infection after C- Section

Hi, After my emergency c-section about 10 days later I ended up with an intra abdominal infectio...

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Turns out it is a para umbilical hernia, so now am on the waiting list for Hernia repair surgery, hopefully after this my stomach wi...

Mel_NC

Midwives ok with elective c-sections???

Hi there, so i had my first birth naturally but it went AWFUL and i would like to atleast be able...

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Thin caesarean scar at last caesarean

Hi I had my 3rd caesarean in January, I have a 7 yr old dd, twin 6 yr old dd's and my 9 month old...

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My c-section scar was raised and stayed for a long time. It made me self conscious.. I tried a bunch of cheap creams, like the stuff...

Nonabel

TTC#2 after a cesarean

Hi all, I would like to know, when is it a good time to try to conceive for the second time aft...

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My obs told me to wait 18mths before ttc. I have also read that the best time in terms of primal conditions for new baby (I.e., full...

lulu13

c/s after a c/s

First pregnancy i had a elective c/section privately and am now looking to have a second. I had m...

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I had a emergency C/S with my son and was up and out of bed within 12 hours. I had a elective C/S with my daughter as i had complica...

'Elective' Caesarean

My son is now 4.5 months old and i have been judged from the word go. Today i snapped. I was ind...

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i agree with the sentiment shared in all these posts. i think it doesn't matter how bub came out as long as they & mum are healthy ...

Mummy 4 the 1st time

Recovery after caesar

Hi ladies Some advice needed I'm booked for my Caesar on the 7th March my family and DHs fami...

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Hi ladies Some advice needed I'm booked for my Caesar on the 7th March my family and DHs family live interstate we were in deba...

MMLA

Bicorunate Uterus

Hi everyone I am a first time mum & am nearly 31 weeks pregnant. I was only informed at my las...

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Hi everyone I am a first time mum & am nearly 31 weeks pregnant. I was only informed at my last check up (30 weeks) that I had a...

nospringchicken!!!!!

How early were you when you first felt your baby move???

Hi I am 11 weeks and 3 days and I was sitting at my computer waiting for a message from my brothe...

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Hi With my DS I first felt movement/flutters at 14 weeks, first definite kick 19 weeks With my DD I first felt flutters at 9weeks & ...