It also happens when mums whove given birth before are in labour for 14 hours or more. Forward-leaning inversion. If your doctor has decided in advance that youll need to deliver via c-section, his office will probably schedule the procedure for you as early as a few months in advance. Unstable lie - if baby is oblique or transverse (generally moving itself into different positions) then what I have known happen is that if baby was head down they may induce you that day. Though many That is when a baby is considered full term. My other concern is if I choose not to do the EVC and schedule a C Section I worry about the C section itself. Yesterday I had my 37 week appointment, and the doctor decided to bring in her portable u/s to confirm the baby was head down (which she thought it was at 35 weeks). Sar01ped. A caesarian section, or C-section, is typically performed in the 39th week of gestation. This is done so that a baby is given enough time to grow and develop so that it is healthy. How do you turn a transverse baby? Thats the bare minimum needed; some A C-section is the safest way to deliver babies whose feet or buttocks enter the birth canal first (breech) or babies whose sides or shoulders come first (transverse). But, as far as health problems, I don't know of any. March 2, 2017. The term cesarean birth is used in nursing literature rather than cesarean delivery to accentuate that it is a process of birth rather than a surgical procedure. Told I should schedule a C section due to breech baby at 36 weeks, feeling down.
In situations when a fetus cannot be turned into a head-down position by the time a person goes into labor, a cesarean section (C-section) will likely be required. Vaginal birth with a transverse position poses risks to the baby and the person giving birth. May 2010. since the only reason they will schedule it, is because baby is breech, I would assume they would wait until 38-39 wks. Cesarean section is a fairly serious surgical intervention. ADVERTISEMENTS. It happens when the mum-to-be is in labour for 20 hours or more. A cesarean section, aka c-section, is a surgical procedure used to deliver baby through incisions made in a mothers abdomen and uterus. What is a Transverse Baby?. Then slowly lower your hands to the I have been told my baby is lying in the transverse position i.e. If it is a repeat c-section then they schedule much earlier (6wks ahead). Updated. Such obstetric operations (scheduled C-section) are quite common, saving the lives of thousands of babies. When the Baby Doesn't Turn. If your baby is in a transverse lie at term, a cesarean section may be recommended if the baby doesn't turn or if other measures are not successful in turning the baby. Transverse Lie: Causes & Techniques to Correct Baby Position Many women who have had a cesarean section (or C-section) with their first pregnancy are interested in a vaginal delivery for their second or later births.
Well, unfortunately she discovered the baby is breech. Otherwise, although a baby is considered full-term after 37 weeks, most doctors' offices won't schedule a c-section until you have reached 39 weeks gestation. A C-section is a way of delivering a baby by surgery that opens up the mothers abdomen and uterus. I was scheduled for a c-section for 38weeks but my dr checked on him each visit and right before my c-section he had flipped head down, so we didnt have to do a c-section! But in some cases she can still be breech. Its also known as a cesarean birth. For years, women who'd had a C-section were encouraged to skip vaginal deliveries altogether and schedule C-sections for all future births. I have never heard of anyone admitted at 37 weeks because the baby was transverse. If they flip her at 38 weeks and she flips back at 40 weeks when you go in labor, you have no choice but to have a C/S. In others, the surgery is needed due to an unforeseen issue. Don't know anything about C-sections, though, sorry. According to my doc (and google lol) when attempting a version transverse is actually the best. In these cases, the benefits of delivering early clearly outweigh the risks of what's called "late preterm" birth. Otherwise, although a baby is considered full-term after 37 weeks, most doctors' offices won't schedule a c-section until you have reached 39 weeks gestation. BlueRidgeMama member. Its considered to be major surgery, so a c-section can potentially lead to more complications for you and baby than a vaginal birth. Unlikely baby will flip at this point if its your first. A message from a mother: I 14/12/2011 at 11:53 am. I'd you are interested in a version it must been done as close to 37 weeks as possible (usually not before) and you must have good fluid levels. An immediate C-section should be carried out in such cases, even if the fetus is not alive, as this can cause rupture of the uterus. For example, the more C-sections you have, the more likely you are to have a uterine rupture. With each C-section, theres a higher chance of scar tissue buildup, heavy bleeding, and problems with the placenta. I'm having a planned c section and have read that sections with transverse babies mean an incision up to your belly button rather than one along your bikini line. The reason breech babies get c-sections is because they simply don't train practicioners on breech delivery anymore because they are uncommon. If thats the case, your doctor may ask if you want to try and turn the baby with an inversion procedure to get her into a vertex position, or you may consider having a c C-sections can cause certain types of respiratory complications in general, but that's not caused due to fetal position. A fetus is in a transverse position when it is sideways, at a 90-degree angle to the pregnant persons spine. You're carrying more than one baby. November 2012. My next appointment is Thursday this week - doubt they will actually book me in as only just 36 weeks at that point but just want the advice - some people say they have been booked in for the actual c-section at 37 weeks so wanted to see what ladies on here experience. Breech baby = scheduled c-section. In general, you should wait at least 6 months before getting pregnant again after a C-section. Additionally, cesarean deliveries are usually scheduled for the medical reasons listed below. firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope that the baby is in a vertical position between 26 and 31 weeks gestation.
Babies develop at different rates, and some aren't ready to be born at the 37-week mark. The site Evidence Based Birth reported that 93.8% of all breech babies were born by C-section in 2019. Transverse baby at 33 weeks pregnant. In some circumstances, a c-section is scheduled in advance. I will have my 4th check tomorrow before we start. By 36 weeks, shell likely descend into the head-down position. I should feel grateful to have a healthy baby and pregnancy. It is normal for a baby to be transverse in the first and second trimester. If you or your baby is in imminent danger, you'll have an emergency c-section. In situations when a fetus cannot be turned into a head-down position by the time a person goes into labor, a cesarean section (C-section) will likely be required. RivieraMaya05. Loading the player honkytonk_kid member June 2011 A c-section, or cesarean section, is surgical delivery of a baby through incisions in the mother's abdomen and uterus. He wanted to come ass first into the world lol. But to answer your question yes totally normal. So, it is absurd to say that such a birth is much easier than natural birth. Also I was told about the risks of water breaking before section and cord dropping again causing major harm to baby. That doesn't mean that the baby won't turnit's just that mine didn't. By Gil Wayne, BSN, R.N. Lesley Alexander, a labor and delivery nurse Something about if a baby is transverse this late, then the uterus is shaped that way and it is more comfy for the baby to be sideways, so they will flip again. They only need to turn LO half as much. If baby is cephalic on the day of planned cs there will be no clinical indication to do a cs, and the risks that go with it. (And apparently a lot of babies turn as the drugs to relax the womb muscles are injected.) A cesarean section, also called a c-section, is a surgical procedure performed when a vaginal delivery is not possible or safe, or when the health of the mother or the baby is at risk. Bashert628 October 2011 With DS we scheduled at around 36 weeks to have a c/s at 39 weeks. I feel silly.. Ive had a low risk pregnancy with pretty much zero complications. The Dr. said there is a chance he will move, but would like to pre-emptively schedule a C-section in week 39, for the friday before my Wed. due date, to avoid having to do an emergency CS if baby is still breech. Transverse is a c-section as it can cause a cord prolapse which could lead to a still birth. To do this move, youll carefully kneel at the end of a couch or low bed. Hope your baby turns for you (it's uncomfortable, though!) Hello. They may not schedule you much in advance because the baby could turn in the next month. My 365 Blog lwogsland member October 2011 He was my 3rd so he had plenty of room to flip. like he's in a hammock across my tummy. Transverse Baby - Questions and Worries: My baby is transverse and I have a lot of questions, and worries. The breech position is quite normal when found between 26 and 31 weeks gestation. C-sections are very common. In other cases, however, a c-section is an emergency procedure performed in response to situations that arise during vaginal delivery. At my 36 week scan, I was told the baby is breech. Transverse lie: The baby is in a horizontal, or sideways, position in the uterus. Add message. In this condition, a cesarean delivery is always used. My first baby was transverse at 37 weeks but happily turned for me the night before a scheduled ECV. "A woman should make sure she is not having her C-section too early. Breech it depends on the experience of the staff at the hospital and the actual type of breech that you have whether you can deliver naturally or a c-section is recommended. Of course, we will do another sono a day or two before, just to check and make sure baby is still breech. Here are some of the medical reasons for a C-section: Prolonged labour: According to Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of C-section happens due to prolonged labour. Netmums-to-be 35 weeks pregnant and exhausted Netmums-to-be 35 weeks pregnant cramping and lower back pain Suz73dfr 09/06/2010 at 9:01 am Hi Helen, thanks for that, I will be 36+5 at