I had two c-sections in Germany and now pregnant with #3 in Australia. No one has told me I *have to* have another section. I would like to try a natural birth, but playing it by ear since I'm only 27 weeks and I have a history of small babies/baby being extremely stressed during labour, so I'm nervous to go through natural birth in case some of my previous issues come up again.
If you're considered a good candidate and you want a VBAC, just try to educate yourself as much as possible. I attended a class on 'next birth after c-section' at my hospital which was extremely informative (and I was already quite well-educated on the subject). Good luck!
PS. I was told in Germany they cut out my first scar when they cut me for the second baby.
I'm having my third csection as well. My dr isn't the least bit concerned as he said many patients of his have had over 4! However they always cut out the old scar, pull down the skin and give you a new scar. I've never heard of them going through the old scar?
I'll be having a third c section as well. I won't see a consultant until 34 weeks though so I assume he's not worried about anything.
Also, with my second they removed a lot the scar tissue after delivering my son and so ended up with just the one c section scar. I assume they'd do the same this time? Xx
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