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Pregnant. Should I opt for cesarean? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Dec-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my name is XXXXXXX
User:i want to know about my wife. she is 9 month pregnant.
Doctor:Hello Mr XXXXXXX
Doctor:please go aheas
User:our is second child. But 1 baby passed away at the age of 10 months due to heart hole. First one was c section.
User:i am giving history please give me 5 minutes to type
Doctor:take your time
User:now for the second child i have done triple test, glucose test , fetal echo, scan. But at the time of fifth month my wife got infection. at the end of eight month she was given injection to growth for lungs. if premature baby comes. Now my question is she can have c-section after 35 week and which week she should have c section.
Doctor:37 weeks
Doctor:please wait till 37 weeks
User:Any problem can arise to 2nd baby any side effect or infection like. She will have full growth.
Doctor:once she completes 37 weeks, you can opt for elective cesarean section
User:Baby will have full growth.
Doctor:37 weeks is considered full term
Doctor:so baby will be normal by then
Doctor:but if you deliver early then baby might have problems
User:my wife want to go to her mother place after 21 days is this safe to travel
Doctor:It is not safe to travel for two to three months
Doctor:baby may get infections while travelling
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:i can't send in ac compartment it is 32 hours journey then also infection arises.
User:Are you there sir?
User:i can't send in ac compartment it is 32 hours journey then also infection arises
Doctor:Please avoid travel for at least two to three months
User:ok sir
Doctor:and a big no for AC
User:Thanks for the kind help you have given
Doctor:Your baby needs to be in a warm enivironment
Doctor:You are welcome
User:ok sir
User:i am signing out sir
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:good night
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