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Demerits of C section for breech baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help u?
User :   hi doctor
User :   i need info regarding pregnency
Doctor :   Yes tell me
User :   my wife is in nine month of pregnency
Doctor :   Ok
User :   doctor told her that the baby will be delivered by surgery
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: of your wife
User :   her age is 25 and she is a house wife
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So what is the help you need?
User :   doctor told that the baby is in breech position
Doctor :   Ok, when was the last ultrasound done
User :   i just want to know the effect of surgery and any other way to avoid surgery
User :   just ten days ago
User :   in that the baby was in cephalic position
Doctor :   Ok, I need some more details
Doctor :   So your baby is not breech
User :   only yesterday she told so
Doctor :   Ok
User :   before that eerything was alright
Doctor :   Does your wife have any other medical problem?
User :   just slight blood pressure low problem
Doctor :   Is she on any medication
User :   the bpd 90, hc 324, fl 72 and ac 320 mm
User :   just normal calcium and iron tqablets
Doctor :   Ok, is this the first pregnancy
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Ok, let me tell you that it is possible to have a normal delivery for a breech baby
Doctor :   But it will be prolonged and at any time you may need to undergo Caesarean
Doctor :   If you want to try for a normal delivery you can do so provided your wife has no other health or pregnancy related problems
User :   but the doctor also told that the baby is too big to come out
User :   and the baby has not yet come downside
Doctor :   It may still be possible through forceps extraction but you will have to explore this option with your gynecologist
User :   i just want a option which will be best for my wife
Doctor :   Both have its benefits and demerits
User :   do the baby keep on changing his position in nine month
Doctor :   If you want to avoid the pain asociated with normal delivery then you have
Doctor :   yes thatrs a normal occurence
User :   i read about the demarits of ceaseran
User :   so feeling quite afraid
Doctor :   for a breech its laboriuous to the mother and the baby s there may be prolonged labour and foetal distres
Doctor :   may occur
User :   thanks for the help doctor
Doctor :   is there any thing else
User :   i will be back to u if there wii be any problem ...
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ok bye for now

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