I am 34 years old and having my first baby. My question is this...is there a higher chance of a cesarian section at 34 years old or will my labor be short and smooth? Basically does the age of the mother corelate to a long and hard labor?
I am 30 weeks pregnant and am worried about a C-section. I want to go the all natural way.
I wouldn't worry about it to much. I had my first baby by C-section at age 17 (I know shame on me but at least I wasn't trying to get pg!) I then had 2 Vbacks (vaginal birth after cesarian) At ages 23 and 25 and then anothe C-section at 31. You will have some discomfort with both no matter which way you go. My firs c-s was misserable I went through 15 hrs of labor and 5 hrs of pushing, tried vaccume and everything she would not come out had to do emergancy c-s. Hard to stand up an walk afterward. Two V-Bs much easier but very sore down there. Last c-s was planed and GREAT! No labor still hard to stand and walk at first but very light bleading after!
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