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V Bac or a C section?

I'm currently 27 weeks pregnant with my third baby, the first baby was a normal delivery, the second, an emergency c section. So with this one, I'm not sure whether to opt for a c section or a v bac.

I get really scared about my scar rupturing if I have a v bac, I'm also worried that I'll get an infection in my scar if I have another c section. My scar at the moment is really neat so I don't know whether I'll be that lucky again. 

I don't really like either option but I have to get the baby out somehow, it's giving me anxiety : ( No more babies after this one. 


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  • JulesS31
  • @2014-02-07 15:50:08
  • United Kingdom
  • Age: 40
Hi SuzieQ,

I've had a v bac and a c section. I would probably go for the v bac if I were you, the chances are rupturing the scar are quite low I believe and the staff monitor you very closely if you've had a section previously.  But also speak with your midwife, she'll be able to give you more informed info.

You'll be fine, best thing is to not worry.

  • Deborah63
  • @2014-02-07 16:09:24
  • United Kingdom
  • Age: 58
My first was an emergency section and I've had sections ever since. I did get an infection once but it soon cleared up with antibiotics. The healing time after is a little longer but if you have a good support network around you it works fine and I was still able to breastfeed them all. My scar isn't so bad.
Good luck honey
  • Miranda83
  • @2014-02-07 16:15:11
  • United Kingdom
  • Age: 38
I had a normal birth so I can't give you my advice, but I would say to speak to your midwife or obstetrician.
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