38 week appt. C-section scheduled for Wednesday

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-26-2003
38 week appt. C-section scheduled for Wednesday
Thu, 05-19-2011 - 8:49pm
I am updating from my phone, so the short and sweet of it is Atlas is still transverse and my placenta is right in the front making a version dangerous and not likely to be successful. I am scheduled for surgery Wednesday morning at 8am. I will probably also have a tubal ligation at that time. I'm waiting to hear from the billing department so I can get an idea of the cost. I'm nervous, but glad we have a plan.


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Registered: 12-15-2008
Thu, 05-19-2011 - 8:56pm
Good luck Larissa! My c-section with Jesse was fully covered by insurance, but they still insisted on sending me billing information - it was around $14,000.00.

Be sure to post your birth story and some photos when you get a chance.

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Registered: 07-07-2008
Thu, 05-19-2011 - 10:36pm
I'm sorry he's still transverse and you can't try a version, but yay for him almost being here! That's two of you with scheduled c-sections for Wednesday!! I'm so excited that our LOs will be coming soon!! I hope everything goes well for you. Enjoy your last weekend before Atlas gets here!
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Registered: 10-06-2010
Fri, 05-20-2011 - 9:48am
Sorry to hear about the 'complications' leading to early delivery, but that's so exciting that you'll be holding atlas in 5 days!!! I'm super jealous (even though you're due before me so I should expect you to deliver before me!)

Good luck and definitely keep us posted :)
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Registered: 10-12-2008
Fri, 05-20-2011 - 1:24pm

I can't believe we are going to finally have some babies showing up in this group!


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Registered: 01-29-2008
Fri, 05-20-2011 - 2:44pm
Good luck! Can't believe he'll be here so soon!

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Thank you Dedi and Kelly for my
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Registered: 07-09-2007
Fri, 05-20-2011 - 5:28pm

I am not sure if you are interested in a vaginal delivery or if you are ok with a c-section, but I thought I would let you know what helped turn my baby head down.

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