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Pregnancy after C section - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello , i was wondering what advice you wouldo offer to women who are planning pregnancy after having a caesarean with their first child
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There should be a gap of 2.5-3 years atleast for the next child
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so that the scar in the uterus heals and is strengthened
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Healthy diet and and physical activity to be maintaned
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and good to be health achived
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mean good health
User :   I had my boy in jan 06 so it is over 3 years, we have discussed having another baby but i want to prepare myself physically as i would be hoping
to try VBAC if possible
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yes that is best
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and regular checkups and scan during the pregnancy
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to watch for any chance of scar rupture
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and its status.

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