hello, me and my husband are thinking of having a baby. i am looking for information on pelvic bone problems during pregnancy labour and after labour. i am 21 years old, 7 years ago i was hit by a car and broke my pelvis in 3 different places. i had pins in my hips and a frame to hold them in place for 9 weeks and was in a wheelchair for that time. i am aware that the pubis bone did not heal proberly at the break. i have had no problems or pain only what feels like my bones clicking in the pelvic area and it being very loud! it only happens when i move certain ways. i would like to know if ther is risk of my pelvis breaking during pregnancy or labour? and if so would i have to have pins and a wheelchair again?
is ther anything i can do before hand to prevent any of this?. i do not want to be in intense pain the first couple of months of my babys life. thank you. lynn
Assuming that your pelvis healed correctly with the pins, you should not have a problem with childbirth. Childbirth, in general, is not traumatic enough to cause broken bones. The clicking/popping you experience in your pelvis is common after many types of surgery or broken bones. Sometimes it indicates a bit of weakness in the muscle that is clicking, and goes away after proper strengthening/rehab. Good luck!
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