i have had 3 c-section and wanted another baby

Natalie - posted on 05/23/2009 ( 103 moms have responded )

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i have had 3 c-section and i wanted another baby but i have been told u can only have 3. I have been told i cant have natural birth. And i get angry when people say i had the easy way out how have i do they not understand?

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Eptisam - posted on 06/15/2013

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Hi i got 3 beautiful kids all of them c-saction I had my third cs 4years ago and my doc told me I had so much scar tissue that he wouldn't advice me to have anathar baby I would love 4th baby but this scar tissue is freaking meiut.is there anyone who had scar tissue and delivered the baby safe pls post your commons thanks

Jenet - posted on 07/31/2013

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I had my 5 c section no complication at all I have a 4 girls 1 boy but I want another boy but im scared has anyone had 6 c sections please help

Aimee - posted on 02/18/2013

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I have had 4 c-sections with no problems at all! My first was an emergency and the last 3 were planned. When I asked my ob about how many he told that they didnt put a number on it there is a huge number of factors that go into making that decision.

Lacy - posted on 05/13/2013

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I have had two c- sections my kids are now 9 and 7 I would like to have one more but i am so terrified of having anouther c - section i have anxiety even thinking about it.

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Valerie - posted on 03/29/2014

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I have had 3 c sections the 1st one was a emergency. An the other 2,were planned. My midwife said I barely had any scar tissue. An I healed alright just had burning at the end of scar.

Tina - posted on 03/20/2014

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Hi ive had 3 c sections last was july 2013 just found out im preg with 4th think im about 3-4 months what's the risks or complications any one no

Nancy - posted on 03/19/2014

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I need some advice. I had my third c section in Dec. 2013 and now I am not sure if I could be pregnant. We want another baby but wasn't planning on it happening so soon. The Dr said I had a lot of scarring and if I get pregnant again it's at my own risk. I would have wanted to wait at least a year and a half but like I said I am not sure if I am. Someone please give me some advice.

Aina - posted on 03/17/2014

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i want another baby i have three kids one boy 14 years old two dauthers one is 11 years 2nd is 6 years old my problem is utrus was not open so doctore was said u are not mor baby concieve she stiches my utrus now i want baby so tell me how pleas help me nothin more complication doctore said to me take arest

Kristine - posted on 03/11/2014

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I have had 5 c sections, all without complications, my last one at age 44. Consult with your doctor and get a second opinion if you want to feel more sure about your decision.... Each child is such a great blessing!

Lucy - posted on 03/06/2014

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I have had 2 c sections now expecting my 3 but i am so scared not sure if i can do it r the risks high with 3???

Kim - posted on 02/19/2014

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Hi I have had 6 c-sections myself but I wanted to ask with the baby that died at 5 days old what happened with that? I know this last c-section that I had really gave me a scare, my doctor had a really hard time getting my baby out. They were having to push down really hard with force.

Kim - posted on 02/19/2014

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I am having the same problem with vaginal discharge. I also am having problems with intercourse very painful. When did you have your last baby?

Safia - posted on 02/11/2014

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safia
i have had two c section.my younger baby is 8 months i get period just one time before two months now stop and my pregnancy test is negative and m feeling pain in womb and abdomen and feeling that womb is coming outside n i have vaginal discharg and frequant urination now wht should i do plz answer me

Safia - posted on 02/11/2014

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i have had two c section my baby is 8 months now m feeling pain in womb and m feeling womb is coming outside and fee

Skyla - posted on 01/31/2014

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That's not true I've had 4 c sections to all boys and my last delivery was in 2009 and actually I'm searching for answers cause I want another child but now I've looked up certain things I'm nervous.

Kentica - posted on 01/28/2014

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Hello my name is tica, do you have the option of being cut horizonally if have been cut twice vertically bc my doctor told me that I'll be lucky to have another child with out them taking out my Uterus. I really don't want that to happen but I really do want more children does anyone have any advice that could help me?

Thelma - posted on 01/11/2014

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i have had 3 c- sections and i was fine it just take alittle longer to recover

Sabrina - posted on 01/10/2014

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Did they cut you horizontally and vertically I've had two they did one horizontally an my second vertically I really want another but scared

Natalie - posted on 12/29/2013

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Thank u guys for your comments I ended up having two more c section in total I had 5 children but losed 1 baby at 5 days old..........I've been told I cant have anymore children im was lucky to have my last baby. I would of loved to have more but im happy with my children ive got. X

Norhan - posted on 12/16/2013

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Nicole!!!! 6th !! How is it actually done is it in One spot different!!! I have had One now im pregnant just find it out!!!! Im really scared!!! Should i tried natural first which i had before i chose Section my bb was a little higher it was sooo much pain!!!! Please tell me what should or i must know?!!!! Section OR go try natural?!!! Thanks! :/

Amy - posted on 11/25/2013

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I was talking to this lady and her daughter has had 7 C-section she just wated 5 years in between to have babies because she was married two diff times. I was so happy when she told me all that because I had 3 C-section and we want one more!!!!!

Latera - posted on 11/22/2013

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I have two c sections, one emer and one planned. My scar tissue was so bad 2nd time it looked like I had 3\4 c sections :'(, doc advised that I didn't have anymore but im now 6 weeks Prego AGAIN a year n a half later and wanting to try Vback......im totally scared

Pawan - posted on 11/12/2013

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My sister has 3ceasairion but she had no kids .may possible 4th ceasiorion . It will safe also.

Amy - posted on 11/05/2013

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Natalie snape. I have had 3 c-sections I understand IT IS NOT THE EASY WAY OUT. It hurts like crap after and you can't feel anything where they cut you after. We want one more baby and that's it but this last DR that I only new for less then a year. Will he couldn't do my c-section he was out of town when my water broke. his side head DR did my c-section and he told me know more babies or I could die and I never even met this man in my life. May because I had my 3 c-section back to back in a roll? Can u or anyone tell me if I can have one more baby my last son was 10lbs

Amy - posted on 11/05/2013

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O that's so good news then. Thank you so much. It has been two years now since I haven't got pregnant. I'm thinking the DR said that because I had 3 c-section back to back. Our daughter was born 2009 and she was 8 lbs 13 oz and our son was born 2010 he was 7 lbs 4 oz and our other son was born 2011 and he was 10 lbs. I'm still going to another DR to check me out to see if it's ok and safe for me and the baby. I hope it is ok to have another one. We just want one more little one.

Amy - posted on 11/01/2013

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I have had 3 C-section my self and the DR said know more or I could die. If I was to wait about 3 years can I have just one more??

Amy - posted on 11/01/2013

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I had 3 C-section and we just want one more baby. The last c-section the DR said I couldn't have any more babies and our family DR said if we wait about 3 years we can. I will just have to get checked out and see if it's ok. What do I do??

Nicole - posted on 10/20/2013

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I have had 2 natural and 2 c-sections.. One elective and one emergency.. I'm now pregnant with my 5th and my midwife said they will push for me to have another c-section.. I HATE them and I'm scared but I'll do what's best for me and bub.. They recommend you wait atleast 12 months before ttc again..

Samantha - posted on 09/28/2013

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Janet since u had so much section is it really risky after three am asking because I have three want another

Jacquelyn - posted on 09/19/2013

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Depending on how your scar healed and if the tissue around it is strong you can have more than 3 c-sections. My sil had 5. I had 2 because I have a seizure disorder and one of the triggers is fatigue so for our safety c-sections are my only options. I am currently pregnant with my 3rd child and it will be a c-sect delivery. It is not the easy way out. C-sections are major surgery. My mother had 10 natural births and she said it was a whole lot easier than being drugged, cut open, rearranged, and stapled. That was her opinion not mine. I wish I had the option of a natural birth, but that is just not what happened. I can't complain though, because I am fortunate that I could even carry a baby, many women can't. What it comes down to is that every method has complications and no one can say you took the easy way out. There is no easy way out of delivery. Being mothers we should be supporting one another not putting down another's birthing method. Maybe you can get a second opinion. I hope you get your 4th baby. Good luck!

Toni - posted on 09/14/2013

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hi natalie im 32 aswell and i had 3 c -section but for 8 yrs after my last birth long time im trying to get pregnant but it never happens im so sad for this things i hope someone can answer me/

Porfiria - posted on 05/27/2013

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I tied my tubes after baby number 3 But I decide I am going to try one more time the doctor Says it oK for me to go again so I am doing it this Summer, Baby number 4 here I come!

India - posted on 05/05/2013

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I had a c-section at 36 weeks! I had no problem with recovering after.
How long should you wait before having another baby? I might be pregnant again but I am afraid that it might be still to soon and something might go wrong or something will happen to the baby if I am pregnant again.

Melissa - posted on 02/14/2013

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Generally they say no more then 3 because they are a major surgery. Each one that you have weakens the abdominal muscles and stuff because they cut out the old scar tissue and then close you back up. There is a huge risk with each new c-section. My sister just had her 3rd in June. They had to deliever her son almost 2 months early because her star was beginning to thin and they were afraid that it was on the verge of bursting and that she would end up rushed into the operating room and need an emergency c-section. My Dr says 3. I've only had 1 and never plan to have another again if I don't have to. I was bullied into the one I had my the on-call Dr and it was a living nightmare. I was laid up for 3 freakin' months and being a single mom made it even harder because I was so limited on what I could do.

Ashley - posted on 02/05/2013

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I had my 4th c section last month on the 3rd, i was SOOOO scared by all the things people were saying on here! But here I am, surgery went great! I was only in surgery for like an hour IF THAT! but everyone is different, Good luck!

Ashley - posted on 02/05/2013

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I just had my 4th c section on the 3rd of January!!!! PIECE OF CAKE!!!!! no problems, nothing! :)

Ruth - posted on 02/05/2013

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Medical opinions are given for a reason. If you ignore them, you could put yourself or another child at risk. Consider yourself blessed for the three children that you already have and consider adoption if you absolutely feel you need to have more children.

BONNIE - posted on 02/03/2013

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The flks who tell you that obviously have never had a c-section. I have had kids both ways and t c section defately is not easier. You have the same issues as wit any surgical procedure. The doctors in some areas have aissue with a VBAC(vaginal birth after c-sectin) because there is a higher of uteine rupture I think because of the horizontal incision. My oldest is 47 and in thse days they did a vertical incision which is not impacted as much as a horizontal one during labor. The first words out of my doctrs mouth te morning afte my c section were "don't let anyone tell you that you must always have a csection fro no on Ethel Kennedy had 6 o 7, I have frieds wo have had 5 but again us older moms had a verical incision. But a Csection is definately NOT the easy way.

Kirsty - posted on 02/03/2013

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The more you have the higher the risk of bleeding and finding it hard to stitch you up with all the tissue damage. My sister had 4 and then was told that her body could not do it again. You could as the doctor. I think if it was that bad after the last one they would have said you can't do it again its just if you think its worth the risks

Laurie - posted on 02/03/2013

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Edna - my children were born 21 months apart and I ended up having two c-sections with them. I tried for a natural birth both times but didn't dilate past 8 cm's the first time (and after 24 hours of labour I was exhausted) and got fully dilated and pushed for an hour or so with the second but couldn't get her low enough that the doctor could help from the other end. That was after close to 36 hours of labour and the doctor finally said no more pushing or you are likely to rupture the c-section scar. So I almost made it. So I'd say - if you healed up cleanly the first time you should be good shortly - check with your doctor.

I think having really big kids hampered my natural birth attempts - my son's head was in the 95th percentile and he was 9.5lbs. I don't think he was going to fit through my pelvic bones! My daughter was a bit smaller at 8.5lbs which is probably why she got further along in the birth process.

Natalie - Having been through two C-sections myself I agree with you whole heartedly that they are not the easy way out and I healed up cleanly and quickly (off the extra strength tylanol within about two weeks).

Edna - posted on 02/01/2013

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please i had my ist child through a CAESARIAN SECTION 8 months ago how long should i wait before getting pregnanat again? for the purpose of safety/

Jacquelyn - posted on 01/29/2013

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They dont understand because I also had 3 c-sections. I cant dialate 2 girls and a boy and not that far apart I have a 4 year old, 2 year old, and 10 month old and it was not easy at all. Someone told me you could only have 3 c-sections but my doctor said she has a patient who is about to have her 9th c-section. I also want another baby and I wanted to try some natural remedies to see if I would dialate but thats just my choice because I want to feel the whole affect of natural birth. Some doctors tell me it will work, some say it might, but im still going to try it. Having a c-section is no where near the easy way out most people cant bath right for weeks, cant walk right, some people dont lose their baby fat after a cesarean, cant care for your child afterwards like you would like to. I say they had the easy way out I've seen moms after regular birth get right up walking around the hospital they may get a couple of stitches down there but we have way more stitches then them and some of us had to get staples to lol

Rebecca - posted on 01/22/2013

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Hi I was wondering I have had 3 csections & I am also a diabetic, but with my last pregnancy I had a uterus rupture & I would really love to have one more....do any of u kno if it would be safe to conceive again?

Deanna - posted on 01/08/2013

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I have had a child naturally and by c-section. I will say that c-section is by no means the easy way. The recovery is longer and there is much more pain.

Sam - posted on 01/02/2013

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i have had 3 c-sections and was thinking of haveing another baby but im a bit scared

LaDawn - posted on 10/24/2012

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I've had a c-section in 97 with twins. A vbac in 99. Another vb in 01. ' another c-section in 02 with twins. The doctor I saw in 08 said I had to have another c-section due to the 2 previous one's. If I knew what I know now then, that i had a choice an no one could make me have another c-section, I wouldn't had allowed it. I'm due nov 22nd of this month an since I have a lot of scar tissue, I'm scheduled for another repeat c-section on the 15th of nov. I DO NOT want another c-section. But my doc has made it clear that even if I come in an I'm in labor, they are NOT goin give me a vb. an that I would have to have an emergency c-section which could cause a lot of permanent damages. I'm scared

Bekah - posted on 08/15/2012

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It depends on the type of c/s you have had and the amount of scarring from each one.
My doctor has told me I could easily have one or two more kids and I have had one vag delivery followed by three c/sections. My 16 year old son was a vag birth. My 11, 5, and 5 week old were c/sections.
A natural birth is pretty much out of the question for you at this point. Most doctors won't even attempt a VBAC after two c/sections although some still will. There have been cases of woman VBAC'ing after two or three but my thought is why risk it. I was saddened that I couldn't have a vaginal birth again but it isn't the easy way out, just the safer way out in my case.

Freda - posted on 06/19/2012

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I've had 3 c sections....I was told the same..I got my tubes tied but I didn't get it tied for that reason...I felt like 3 was enough but in the back of my mind...I'm upset cause I wanted another child...A girl in particular but who's to say I'd have another girl...So I got the procedure..... I know a woman who's had 5 c sections and she is fine...Maybe you need to get your medical records sent to another dr and get a section opinion..I think it is all in "How you got cut" See...I am cut classical on the outside, and another way in the inside because of the positioning of my child...

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