The Possibility Of A Normal Delivery With A History Of Abdominal Surgery?
I have had surgery on the abdomen because of being swallowed by the needle when the needle is stuck in the intestine and some say that if someone who has had surgery on the stomach cannot give birth normally and has to have a cesarean section? Is the operation wound close to my uterus? Can I still do it?
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Need to be clarified, exactly when you undergo surgery in the abdominal area? What kind of surgery is it, is it done with open surgery (laparotomy) or with the help of a small camera-led tube (laparoscopy)? Are there still complaints that you feel at this time regarding the former surgery?
It is true, a history of operations in the abdominal area can reduce your chances of giving birth normally. However, this certainly does not apply absolutely to all conditions. In general, if you operate on the abdominal area within a period of more than 2 years before your scheduled delivery, normal delivery (per vagina) can still be attempted. Of course, this should also be decided by considering various other aspects, including your health condition, the fetus in your womb, and other complications that may arise in labor (such as hypertension, heart problems, narrow pelvis). In general, your potential to give birth normally after undergoing surgery in the abdominal area will be smaller and you will be more likely to give birth by cesarean if the previous operation involves open surgery (laparotomy) or with complications, your posture is too fat, your age has reached 35 years or more, the size of your fetus is large or even twin.
Therefore, determining what the best way to give birth should be discussed directly with the doctor or obstetrician. Because, the condition of each mother in each pregnancy certainly can be different, can not be generalized. One thing is for sure, a good doctor will try his best too, not only for you, but also for the fetus in your womb.
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