I am 26 years old, and this is my first pregnancy. I am in my 39th week, and my due date is by next week.
When I consulted my doctor, she said that the baby is healthy, and the head is in down position only, but the head did not fix yet.
She asked me to wait till due date and then she suggested for C-section. Is there any possibility to avoid C-section?
Welcome to icliniq.com.
Let me give you a few basic facts of pregnancy and delivery.
As it is your first pregnancy, the uterus is experiencing the process of delivery for the first time.
Baby's head is the only thing in the whole world which can decide if the outlet of your pelvis or the hip bone or the way out through the bone is enough for this baby, it may be different for next baby with different weight.
Delivery is not those few hours which you spend in the labor room. The uterus starts to contract more and more frequently, gradually the cervical canal opens, becoming softer day by day and on the part of the baby, the head turns a few mm in angles and directions trying to fit into the bony pelvis.
It is like trying to fix a tight cover to a cushion. It has to be manipulated in all different angles till the right angle is got. Usually, God sends baby that fits the mother, unless you have some other problems changing the size of baby or mother's pelvis. It is called engagement. If the size is not fitting well, then baby's head will keep floating above the pelvic bone. If you force it, then it can cause distress in the baby.
In this time keep a watch for four things.
If none of these are seen, then you can wait till due date and definitely try for vaginal. Happy motherhood in advance. All the best.
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