Its the dream of most mums to have vaginal delivery and experience how it feels.
Doctors recommend it as well and will not recommend a caesarian section for convenience purposes.
There is always a reason a doctor will recommend a caesarian section. Some are listed below
- Big baby
- Placenta previa or abruptio
- Breech Birth
- Respiratory distress in the fetus
- Severe pre eclampsia induced hypertension
- Prolonged labor
- Obstructed labor
- Failed induction
- Multiple Gestation
- Previous caesarian sections to avoid uterine rapture.
If your doctor recommends that you do a caesarian section for your safety and that of the baby, if you have doubts always go for a second opinion from a reliable doctor or hospital.
Always remember the aim of pregnancy is for you to have a successful pregnancy, give birth to a healthy baby and recover as well.
One other thing! At labor no matter how your pregnancy was easy, things can change and a caesarian section will be needed to save you and your baby . Be open minded and decide as fast as you can. At that moment every minute counts. Talk about this with your partner even If you are expecting a vaginal birth so you don’t delay in decision making.
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