I wonder if doctor's will do a c-section at the patient's request? I just wonder, because with each of my children I have had to have pretty good episiotomies (tore pretty bad with the one I had at home) and the thought of my bottom getting torn up yet again really makes me edgy.
Jan 27, '07
Quote from peds77
......if u refuse to push they'll give u one...
No, that's not always true. Babies have been born to women in comas (medical and chemically induced) who did no voluntary pushing, just let the uterus do it's job. Some doctors would be willing to let nature take it's course as long as baby looks okay.
And lets face it, at 10cm, with baby fully engaged, it's darn hard to not push.
Just please keep in mind that in most circumstances, a vaginal birth is safer
for mom and baby than a c/s.
Last edit by KellNY on Jan 27, '07