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  1. #11
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    Nov 2009
    Alexandria, Sydney
    I also was in the same position as you. My Ob wanted to do a cesarean but I was adamant I wanted a natural birth. He referred me to another Ob to perform and it was successful. It was the most painful experience in my life. Afterwards I was so concerned that it may have harmed the baby because of the amount of pressure he was putting on my uterus. If I had known how painful it was going to be I would have never done it. I was bruised and sore for days. I went into natural labour 4 days later but unfortunately after labouring for 24 hours I had to have an emergency cesarean. If I was in the same position again I would just go ahead with the cesarean.

  2. #12
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    Oct 2013
    Thank you rosekathleen for the post. Helped me make the decision. My baby was breech from week 30, and they insisted on ecv at week 38. I refused and went for c-section. They safely got the baby out with the cord tightly wrapped around her neck twice. This was the reason for not turning.


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