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    Default Caesarian and recovery

    So we think I will be needing a Caesarian due to some issues, but I am freaking out about it!! Mainly will I still get to hold my baby as soon as he/she is born and will my husband and baby be able to come to recovery with me?? I am terrified of being separated and I want that special time with us as a new family (this is our first baby). I am having bub at a private hospital in Adelaide to hoping they can cater to my wishes! Any advice of what happened to you would be great!

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    It will depend on your hospital so you are best to speak directly to them about their recovery procedures, your Ob should have a fact sheet they can give you. Best of luck.

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    It probably depends on the hospital but I had a c-section 6 weeks ago and my hubby was with me the whole time. They gave my DD to me straight away for a cuddle. Both my DH and DD were with me in recovery the whole time too. Happy to answer any other questions you might have

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cant wait to be a mummy View Post
    It probably depends on the hospital but I had a c-section 6 weeks ago and my hubby was with me the whole time. They gave my DD to me straight away for a cuddle. Both my DH and DD were with me in recovery the whole time too. Happy to answer any other questions you might have
    Thanks for your reply! Basically I just want to be able to share it all with my husband and not be on my own without him or bub! I am not too worried about the actual surgery part, as I have had surgeries before and know I am in great hands with my OB, it's more what happens after the surgery like I said! How have you gone with your recovery post surgery?

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    I had a csection 4 months ago. My partner was with me the hole time and I got to hold him and they even put him on my boob while they were stitching me up. Was truly amazing.
    But it does depend on what hospital your at

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    I think it must depend on a few things. I had an emergency c-section, followed by pph and DH nor DS were in recovery with me. I was there for over 2 hours. I think it's a really good idea to be up front and ask because I didn't and really wish I had.

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    I had DD straight on me after my c/s 3.5 weeks ago, and DH and DD both came with me to recovery, so I wasn't separated from them at all.

    For my first c/s I was separated from them for an hour in recovery, but luckily the hospital changed its policy between DD1 and DD2.

    I had a good (quick) recovery from both c-sections. I feel good now, and can do everything (shopping, bending, lifting, etc.)

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    I had a Caesar 7 months ago. Dd was put straight on my chest for snuggles and I was asked about everything before anything was done. Dh and dd weren't in recovery with me but that's because ddc was 3.5 weeks early and needed to hear up to scu for a while.
    I was on strong pain killers a couple of times in the first couple of days but just in ibuprofen and panadol by day 4/5. Just stay on top of the pain or is a bugger to get ahead of again. Pretty well no pain at all by 4 weeks pp.

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    DS was born via cs 6 wks ago. It was a sudden decision, but I'm mostly happy with it. The only thing I'd change is demanding someone go through the procedure with me and having it known I wanted DS to come to me or dp straight away. They took forever to do all the checks, then wrapped him so he didn't get skin to skin with either of us til his first feed in recovery. Dp got some fantastic snuggles in while I was being stitched up, which the nurses got beautiful photos of. They took loads of photos from the moment DS came around the screen, I love looking at them .

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    Well I had an emergency c-section and my husband didn't make it on time from work to be with me in theatre.

    I didn't get to hold my baby until I left recovery, which was 3 hours after she was born. Even if she didn't need to be checked, I wouldn't have been able to lift my arms. She didn't come to recovery with me, but spent the time with my husband as he had just arrived when she was being wheeled out.


 

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