39 weeks is the standard time, as far as i know. they seem to want to let bub cook for as long as possible without getting too close to going naturally. It also depends on the reasons for the c/s and they can do earlier based on medical reasons. My two electives were done at 38 weeks.
Im in SA and am having mine around 39+2
I'm in NSW and am having mine at 40 weeks . I wanted to wait though because I know as much time in the womb as possible is best for bubs. Reason for c-section is breech baby.
Thanks for all your replies! I am booked in for 39w2d
congrats! how exciting!
not that it matters now but i was booked in for 39+4. im glad they wait so long now, it made me uneasy the prostpect of being 2 weeks early.
I had DS at 39 weeks by emergency CS after 24hr labour, 9lb 8, Apgar 9 + 10. I had DD at 38w 4d by elective CS, 9lb, Apgar 9 + 10. Am nearly 36 weeks now and OB will do another elective CS at around 38 weeks, due to another big baby. Hoping for 38w 0d!
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