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    Default Anyone had 4 or more csections?

    Has anyone had 4 or more csections? I'm booked in for my 4th in a few weeks and I'm feeling super nervous this time.

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    I've had 4. I too was really nervous as a midwife had commented after my 3rd that I had a lot of scarring on my uterus.

    When I found out I was pregnant with #4 it was the first question I asked my obstetrician. He said I would be fine and I was.

    Healing did take a little longer and I have to say my stomach muscles have never really returned to the way they were even after 3. I hate my belly and how wobbly it is.

    Otherwise I was fine. Is there any particular reason you're worried? I was certainly told no more after that but I wouldn't have any more kids anyway.

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    I've just got it in my head that the risk increases each time and it's making me a bit paranoid. I hope I'm just overthinking it. But your experience is reassuring, thank you

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    Following as I have two c section and one VBAC but will be c sections from now on and we would love a Large family but I know the risk is higher with more c section.

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    It definitely pays to know your own personal risk. There's no way I could have another Caesarian. But other women might be able to. It is major surgery so you are right to be treating it seriously. Also I forgot to mention recovery gets that little bit harder the more other kids you have to deal with as well.

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    My belly is already wobbly from the last 3, but I'm not too concerned about that. And I had bad muscle separation after the last one, but I managed to correct it pretty well. Will see how we go after this one. My obstetrician has told me the fact I have a posterior placenta is good and that's half the worry gone because it's not any where near where the incision will be made. She did say there is a risk that my bladder may be stuck down after 3 previous csections, but there is no way of knowing until they get in there. And there was something else too, where she said it would mean the incision in the uterus being done in a different place to previous, and that would mean no more kids, even though this is likely our last anyway. I'm sure I'm overthinking it and making myself more stressed about it than I need to be. So if anyone else has any more positive stories from 4 csections or more that would be awesome!!!!

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    Default Anyone had 4 or more csections?

    I had my 4th section four weeks ago. It was no difference to the rest. Even after my first my OB told me about different risks and what could happen. Worst case was to do with where placenta attaches in case it was in previous scar tissue. I had no issues. I've never been told anything about bladder problems that could be caused.

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    That's very reassuring believa, thank you!!!

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    My sil had 5 csections
    Between 1st & 2nd less then a year and between 4th & 5th 13months :-)
    I'm pretty sure all the csection themselves were fine just a couple of the babies had a few problems


 

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