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    Default 5th c section

    Has anyone had more than 4 c sections ??
    I have just found out im pregnant with baby 5 😬 I've had all previous babies via c section. On my last they told me it would be advisable too not have anymore children 😳 im worried about what could happen. Im assuming they will put me under high risk too.

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    Thankyou for your reply.
    My friend has tried too ease my mind by telling me that doctors will work around what they can and help in every way possible.

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    They will likely ultrasound your scar during the pregnancy to see how it's holding up. If there are concerns it's thinning too much and poses a risk of uterine rupture, it may necessitate a premature delivery. In saying that, they may recommend a delivery around 36 weeks to be on the safe side regardless. Will you be going public or private? Talk to your care provider about your risks (like the ones @ Meredithgrey mentioned) and things you can do to maximise your chances of a healthy pregnancy and delivery. Some of our doctors would recommend steroid injections for baby's lung development at the first hint that the scar may not hold up til term.

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    I'll be under the public system.
    Thanks for all the info. I have too book in for my first appt yet.

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    a friend of the family had her 8th baby 3 years ago (5th or 6th c-section) she carried through until about 38ish weeks I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by meredithgrey View Post
    Also look into pro's/con's of a tubal ligation if you're certain you've completed your family, as they should be more than happy to one it at the same time as the Caesar if you want.
    Yes that's the plan. I wanted one last time but they refused because of my age.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apple93 View Post
    a friend of the family had her 8th baby 3 years ago (5th or 6th c-section) she carried through until about 38ish weeks I think
    Was this after being told not too have anymore though ?
    They told me the only reason my body had handled it so well is cause I'm young

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    I was 24 when I had my last and im now 28. Yes when they advised no more after the c section I said well then why didn't you do my tubes

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