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34 weeks pregnant, double loop in neck, C-section advised, vaginal delivery possible ?

HI my wife is 34week pregnent during 33 week doctor told there is a 2/3 single loop in neck . but now doctor is saying there is double loop in neck. now doctor is saying to go for C-section in next week though expected date of delivery is 24 May. What we should do. shall we wait will 24th. Baby is fine. is there any possibilities of vaginal delivery . plz help me i m tensed
Asked On : Thu, 10 May 2012
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hi. if ur wife z EDD is 24th May she is already 38 weeks..! a 38 weeks preg is considered full term pregnancy with out any risk of prematurity. so if her gynec is considering an elective c section then its the right time. however, there is always a chance of normal delivery if the cord is loosely encircling the neck. with a v strict fetal kick count { by the pt. at home }n a v vigilant fetal monitoring in hospital during labour one can wait for a normal labour to progress and be ready for an intervention (c-section)at any point of time if fetal distress appears on fetal monitor. wait for normal delivery only if there is a continuous fetal monitor facility an a 24 hrs c section facility available in ur booked of luck!
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