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Two loops of cord around the neck of my baby. Is there any exercise or method to uncoil the cord?

hi i am 33 weeks preg. my recent ultrasound shows the biophysical profile of my baby at 10/10. but there are two loops of cord around the neck. my gyneac says that if the loop doesn t go by 37th week she will opt for a c-sec. i don t want an operation. can there any be risk involved if i want normal delivery. is there any exercise or method to uncoil the cord.
Asked On : Mon, 1 Feb 2010
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Hi, There are chances for your baby to turn and uncoil himself/herself, since baby would turn in the womb up to 37 weeks of gestation. Even if the cord is round the neck, it is usually long enough to avoid constriction. If there is constriction, there would be distress in the baby which can be made out by a decrease in the fetal movements, CTG etc, change in color of liqor amniontis. Cesarean section are rarely indicated (only if fetal distress). We suggest you to do a regular follow up with your doctor and go with her/her suggestions.
Answered: Wed, 3 Feb 2010
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