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Old Aug 11th, 2016, 02:57 AM   1
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How long did you wait to get pregnant after a c-section?


Hi. As the title says - how long did you wait? Did you get advice from your doctor about it? Did your next pregnancy have any complications?

I was told by the surgeon who performed my emergency CS that there was no issues and I could give birth normally next time. Did you manage a vbac or did you need another CS?

I didn't ask at the time about how long to wait as I swore it was never going to happen again. Well 8 months on and I'm getting broody, lol.

Love to hear everyones experience.



 
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Old Aug 12th, 2016, 16:49 PM   2
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Hi there, I had an Emergency section with my first, then had an elective section with my second going on the advice of my OB.

It took almost a year to conceive my first, so we thought I would stop the pill when she was 6 months and let nature take its course... That cycle I fell pregnant! (16mth gap) So my OB advised a section because the body takes typically a year to heal properly on the inside before growing another baby. And the risk of a Uterine Rupture decreases the longer you wait.

We are now try #3, and will probably do another section since a VBA2C is not common here.

Best of luck!



 
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Old Aug 12th, 2016, 19:08 PM   3
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Thank you. Good luck with ttc



 
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Old Aug 12th, 2016, 19:17 PM   4
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Well after my c section I fell pregnant at 10 months (chemical), 12 months (miscarriage), 15 months (miscarriage), and 17 months (miscarriage). So far no success. I hope having a section hasn't ruined my chances at another baby

Good luck ttc!



 
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Old Aug 12th, 2016, 21:24 PM   5
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Well after my c section I fell pregnant at 10 months (chemical), 12 months (miscarriage), 15 months (miscarriage), and 17 months (miscarriage). So far no success. I hope having a section hasn't ruined my chances at another baby

Good luck ttc!
I'm sorry to hear that hun. I hope you get a sticky soon

Have you had a scan to check in case it is scar tissue giving you problems?



 
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Well after my c section I fell pregnant at 10 months (chemical), 12 months (miscarriage), 15 months (miscarriage), and 17 months (miscarriage). So far no success. I hope having a section hasn't ruined my chances at another baby

Good luck ttc!
I'm sorry to hear that hun. I hope you get a sticky soon

Have you had a scan to check in case it is scar tissue giving you problems?
Thank you! Not sure if this is common after sections? I am seeing a fertility specialist weds and so i will see if he can check for scar tissue!

I hope you get preggo as soon as you want to! With no problems! And just to add, my OB says as long as your section was 6 months ago or more you have no higher risk in pregnancy ❤️



 
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Well after my c section I fell pregnant at 10 months (chemical), 12 months (miscarriage), 15 months (miscarriage), and 17 months (miscarriage). So far no success. I hope having a section hasn't ruined my chances at another baby

Good luck ttc!
I'm sorry to hear that hun. I hope you get a sticky soon

Have you had a scan to check in case it is scar tissue giving you problems?
Thank you! Not sure if this is common after sections? I am seeing a fertility specialist weds and so i will see if he can check for scar tissue!

I hope you get preggo as soon as you want to! With no problems! And just to add, my OB says as long as your section was 6 months ago or more you have no higher risk in pregnancy ❤️
Thank you. I guess we are ntnp at the moment. Today was the first time we actually got near each other in months, lol. It took 4 mc to get my baby boy, so we are just relaxing about the whole thing this time.

I hope you get some answers at your appointment. I finally got my sticky baby when my appointment came around. Typical ehh! Thankful though.



 
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Old Aug 16th, 2016, 15:11 PM   8
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Hi Tui!

I've seen you around on here, and thought I'd pop in on this one! I had a c section 9 months ago and am thinking about ttc #2 soon. My doctor didn't say anything about waiting, but I have heard the one year -18 month rule to allow the body to fully heal. I don't necessarily plan to hold to that though lol.

I'm just trying to decide if I'm 100% ready!



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Hi Tui!

I've seen you around on here, and thought I'd pop in on this one! I had a c section 9 months ago and am thinking about ttc #2 soon. My doctor didn't say anything about waiting, but I have heard the one year -18 month rule to allow the body to fully heal. I don't necessarily plan to hold to that though lol.

I'm just trying to decide if I'm 100% ready!
Hi sunshine. Nice to *see* you again! It's funny, I have heard everything from 6 months to 18 months, lol. Guess it depends on your doctor.

Good luck with trying for your second.



 
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Old Aug 21st, 2016, 18:57 PM   10
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Hi there
I just had my second c-section a month ago which was the result of me getting pregnant about 10months after my first was born via c-section.
My first was an emergency section and I was told to wait 2yrs before getting pregnant again but I ended up needing a laparoscopy 6months after for something unrelated, and was told I'd healed really well . We wanted our kids close together in age so we decided to try for our second and was successful, I could have opted for a VBAC but I was too concerned I'd have the same issues which led me to the original section.
I am glad I chose the second section, as I have healed really well this time too and have barely been limited physically at all.
Best of luck ttc!



 
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