A Conversation for The Caesarean Section
ghia return of >> Started conversation Mar 13, 2003
as i have had a c section, my epidural numbed only my lower half my_ arms were fine... i have 5 inch scar . also i was up the next day, i had no 'rest' i pushed the pram and had no problems.
the op started 1206 and the baby was born 1210 it took 35 mins to stitch up.
Meg Posted May 14, 2003
Just to balance things...
I had an emergency caesarean under G.A.
I haemorrhaged and needed a six pint blood transfusion.
I was unconsious for 24hrs.
I had a secondary haemorrhage at home.
I suffered postnatal depression for a year.
6yrs later I had surgery to divide adhesions which tethered my bowel to my scar, making lovemaking painful.
9yrs later I still have problems bonding with my child.
Caesarean is not the easy option! It is a major surgery which should be reserved for serious problems.
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