Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
124 Doctors are Online

7 months pregnant, U/S showed low lying placenta. What are the chances of VBAC?

I am 7 months pregnant and I just had an u/s last week. I am trying for a VBAC after 3CS due to pre-term (8,7 and 6mths). Doc said that I may have a chance considering the length of time from last CS, size of baby and condition of pregnancy,especially if I carry full term. However, one concern that is making the possibility of VBAC doubtful is that my u/s showed my placenta to be low lying. What are my chances?
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  28
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
thanks for your query.
Considering that you had previous 3 CS, I personally would not advise you to go for VBAC, as the risk of scar rupture are quite high.
Also, The low lying placenta might be just a low lying placenta in other women, but for you , with three previous scars on your uterus, especially if the placenta is anterior and low lying, the chances of adherent ( placenta stuck to previous scar ) is very common, and is life threatening condition.
Also, by the 7th month, low lying placenta generally migrate upwards, but if it persists, I would advise you to go for elective LSCS, specially as you have already had 3 adverse pregnancy mishaps earlier.
Take care
Answered: Tue, 1 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor