Having a C-section more than a week prior to your due date is not a safe option. Babies born before 39 weeks of gestation, say in the 37th week, are more like to develop complications and harmful medical conditions such as heart ailments, respiratory problems and seizures. Such complications typically require ventilator support or resuscitation in the neonatal intensive care unit.
The approximated average blood loss during a C-section when measured is-
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Most women are likely to have postpartum hemorrhage following a C-section which causes excessive bleeding. Hemorrhage is likely to occur after or before the placenta is delivered. The average amount of blood lost in this process is 700-900ml approximately.
How long does it take to recover after Cesarean delivery?
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Cesarean Section is a major surgical procedure where your body loses an ample amount of blood. You will be expected to stay in the hospital for a few days after the surgery is done. And your body will take about 5-6 weeks to heal completely.
A normal vaginal delivery is not possible after you ve had a C-Section.
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You can have a normal delivery after a C-section. This is often known as Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). However, one should avoid getting pregnant immediately after the first childbirth. This is because cesarean section can often increase the risk of complications such as a ruptured uterus.
Children born through C-Section are more likely to have diabetes.
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Children born through C-section are prone to Type-1 diabetes. Type-1 diabetes is characterized by the damage caused to insulin-producing beta cells by your immune system. C-section affects the immune system since infants are exposed to bacteria originating in the hospital environment. Since the immune system causes damage to the pancreatic beta cells, this triggers the risk of developing Type-1 diabetes in the later stage of life.