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cesarean statistics? number 5?

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What are the risks of having a fifth cesarian? What are the statistics of a sucess/failure?


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replied April 28th, 2011
Getting Pregnant Answer A22440
Hi,
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The chances of miscarriage, increased chances of uterine rupture at the scar tissue site, bleeding, abnormal uterine activity increase with repeated pregnancies (soon after cesarean sections). If the scar tissue is not good and seems friable, your doctor would suggest you not to continue the pregnancy. Be in regular follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist. Benefits should always be weighed against risks (especially to you and your baby’s life). You can consider taking a second opinion from another gynecologist before proceeding with taking decisions. Failure and risks associated are more as compared to success rates.
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