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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    You think that just because the body is 'designed' to do something that its safer? Well since you've thrown politeness out of the window I call crap right back at you! Planned csecs are done in a controlled environment where there arent as many suprises. With natural labor, you've got surprises left right and centre (swallowing meconium, cord around neck, shoulders stuck, all the reasons that result in emergency csecs). I'm not saying that natural labor is really really dangerous or a bad choice, just statistically more dangerous.
    You should research these surprises you keep mentioning before projecting your fears onto other women. You are wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    You think that just because the body is 'designed' to do something that its safer? Well since you've thrown politeness out of the window I call crap right back at you! Planned csecs are done in a controlled environment where there arent as many suprises. With natural labor, you've got surprises left right and centre (swallowing meconium, cord around neck, shoulders stuck, all the reasons that result in emergency csecs). I'm not saying that natural labor is really really dangerous or a bad choice, just statistically more dangerous.

    Can you really not see a reason why public hospitals don't offer more elective c-secs? Let me offer a reason. Ahhhh perhaps because they involve a heap more work for the hospital and cost a LOT more money that the public purse can't afford (thanks to Labor but that's another thread).
    No no no Natural labour is statistically NOT more dangerous. Where are you getting all this from?

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    If you are going to claim it as fact, and say things like "statistically", then you really need to back it up with statistics! I have never read anything that says it's statistically safer to have a planned c/section.

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    I'm meant to be watching a movie with the fam right now lol so don't have time to link but dozens of studies show low risk vb is safer than a c/s. That's not my opinion, it's fact.

    That's not to say I don't support elective c/s, but that simply isn't true.

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    Vaginal Birth isn't statistically "worse."

    What an absolute load of hogswash!

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    Ok folks I've done some more research and there is insufficient evidence to conclusively back which is safer. Too many variables and lack of standard controls. There is a lean towards csecs increasing mummas mortality rate (still small) alhough there are a few studies that dispute this. Can't find much on bubbas mortality rates.

    One study did find csec mums fart more. Anyone care to call crap on this bit of information?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiamondEyes View Post
    im happy to pm you, but i dont feel comfortable to talk about it here with all the narky judgment going around
    Thanks heaps, and your story is making me think harder about which option is best for nr 2 pregnancy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    One study did find csec mums fart more. Anyone care to call crap on this bit of information?
    Dunno for others but Im pretty sure mine became smellier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Misschief View Post
    Dunno for others but Im pretty sure mine became smellier.
    I don't fart, I blow wishes

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    VICPARK. I can't find your original post but you stated the possible complications in vag births, shoulders stuck, meconium, cord around neck etc. ALL of the complications you listed can happen in elective CS too. CS's also have extra risks of cutting the baby etc. There are a long list of risks with CS's. I had to sit and listen to them prior to having my Miss E delivered by CS.


 

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