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  #1  
March 10th, 2011, 01:35 PM
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If you've had a c/s, is your incision vertical or horizontal?
If you're yet to have a c/s, do you know if you'll have a vertical or horizontal incision?
If you're having or had a vertical incision, what was the reason?

both of my c/s were horizontal incisions
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March 10th, 2011, 02:34 PM
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My c/s is a horizontal incision but larger than most womens'. I was cut from hip bone to hip bone to get Allison out as quickly as possible!
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March 10th, 2011, 02:44 PM
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I had a horizontal incision that was really small. The scar is maybe 1 1/2 inches long, and is very low on my pelvic bone. I was completely healed up about a week after the surgery, and I really believe the tiny incision has a lot to do with it!
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March 10th, 2011, 04:49 PM
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Both of mine were horizontal
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March 10th, 2011, 08:56 PM
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Horizontal all three times.
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March 10th, 2011, 10:28 PM
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Mine is horizontal. It is a bit higher up than normal and crooked. Due to very high fluid, my uterus was distended and heavily leaning to the right side so there was no way to make a perfect incision. It Doesn't bother me though.
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March 11th, 2011, 08:51 AM
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Mine is horizontal. I figure this one will be too. I assume she will just cut the same place she did last time.
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March 12th, 2011, 05:05 AM
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Two horizontal ones.
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March 12th, 2011, 07:18 AM
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Horizontal. The first time I seen it, I was shocked at how small the incision was. I can't believe he fit out of it!
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March 17th, 2011, 12:13 PM
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horizontal
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March 18th, 2011, 08:04 PM
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Mine's horizontal and a little off center. It's pretty long and still purple!
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March 20th, 2011, 08:42 PM
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My incision is horizontal and mostly healed on my left side but still noticeable on my right. Megan was mostly on my right so I am not too surprised.
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March 20th, 2011, 08:50 PM
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Both of mine were horizontal...this one will be as well!
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March 25th, 2011, 01:44 PM
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Mine was horizontal with my daughter I was to small to have her natural... The scar is about 3 1/2 inches it has been 13 months.
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March 25th, 2011, 04:17 PM
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With my first it was the bikini cut. I had the classic cut with number two. I have no idea about number three. The outside was horizontal, but not sure about the inside. I assume is was horizontal as well.
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March 26th, 2011, 01:41 PM
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Mine is a horizontal, small cut that is really low. I can wear a bikini without it being seen! I am very pleased with the job my OB did. Next time, he will go in through the same cut.
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March 27th, 2011, 12:38 PM
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I had an external horizontal cut but an internal upside-down T cut for my first. I had complete previa with him and the horizontal incision cut into my placenta so my doc had to do vertical as well. Second was horizontal for both.
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May 16th, 2011, 08:38 PM
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Both of mine were horizontal.
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May 17th, 2011, 03:34 PM
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Horizontal and very low...but about 5 inches long!
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May 24th, 2011, 06:17 AM
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Both of mine were horizontal
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