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View Poll Results: Elective, Repeat, Emergency?
Elective 1st cesarean 20 19.23%
Elective repeat cesarean/s 42 40.38%
Emergency cesarean/s 79 75.96%
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  #1  
August 22nd, 2010, 09:49 PM
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What type of c/s's have you had?
(poll multi choice for more than 1 c/s)

I've had an emergency cesarean & an elective repeat cesarean
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August 22nd, 2010, 10:14 PM
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All of the above! I think my kids wanted me to have a little variety! LOL
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August 23rd, 2010, 12:51 AM
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Emergency and elective repeat..
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August 23rd, 2010, 05:31 AM
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Um I thought about VBAC but I dont know...I dont know if I would want to go through all that labor again just to do the Section anyway....
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August 23rd, 2010, 09:18 AM
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Planned repeats with the last 3. My first was not scheduled, nor was it an emergency. I labored with him.
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August 23rd, 2010, 09:55 AM
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My first was an elective section (well elective in the fact that my doctor told me I needed one and it was scheduled) and my next one will be an elective repeat.
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August 23rd, 2010, 02:07 PM
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My first was a vaginal delivery with forceps, my second was an elective c section.
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August 23rd, 2010, 04:47 PM
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August 23rd, 2010, 10:59 PM
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I had an emergency.
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August 24th, 2010, 01:51 AM
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"Elective 1st cesarean" we chose to do it because we didn't like the odds of a 50/50% success rate of a version, and one of my 3 OB's told me not to because I had too much fluid to feel her properly externally(part of the issue with having GD is too much fluid). We tried home remedies but none worked and we felt it was safer to do the c-section then try to turn her and have one or both of us die or badly injured.

(my first child was a vaginal delivery after a 25hr induction for GD and PIH, and a vacuum extraction)
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August 24th, 2010, 07:48 AM
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Elective repeat c/s. My first one wasnt planned but ended up that way. So I just chose to have another one.
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August 24th, 2010, 08:58 AM
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My first c/s was definitely unplanned, but I wouldn't really call it an emergency. My later two c/s were definitely emergency. They would have been planned, but ended up needing them much earlier than anticipated. I am kind of glad too. I know that I would have gotten myself worked up and scared thinking about them.
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August 24th, 2010, 11:56 AM
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My first wasn't exactly an emergency, but it wasn't planned either. My next c-sections were elective after that. I had no desire to go for a vbac after the awful labor/delivery experience I had with my first!
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August 24th, 2010, 06:35 PM
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My first son was a vag.
Second son was emerg. c section and my third & 4th babies were elective repeat.

In Canada, you're not allowed to choose c section for no reason unless you've had an emerg. section, you're given the option of a VBAC (for those who are allowed) or a repeat.
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August 25th, 2010, 09:39 AM
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My first 2 were vaginal deliveries. Baby #3 was an emergency c section due to complications from him having Williams Syndrome. I don't know any drs who will allow me to have a vbac, so I don't consider the one I will have this time to be elective. I wouldn't choose to have major abdominal surgery, but I have no choice.
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September 11th, 2010, 10:06 PM
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I had an emergency too.
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September 11th, 2010, 11:22 PM
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My first was a vaginal delivery and my second was an emergency c-section.
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May 29th, 2011, 08:58 PM
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I had 2 emergency and a VBAC.
Planning a elective repeat c/section.
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May 31st, 2011, 03:02 AM
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My first was an emergency c/s....my 2nd was an elective repeat c/s.
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May 31st, 2011, 02:37 PM
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I marked emergency c/s. But it was more mandatory than emergency.
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