Ask The Doctor > Questions & Answers > Stopping contractions on repeat c section

Stopping contractions on repeat c section

Patient: I need some answers. I am not understanding something. I am almost 39 weeks pregnant, and I keep having regular contractions. My dr. Keeps stoping them. The part that I’m not understanding is that with my two first kids I had c sections. So I’m considered a high risk, so why does she keeps stopping them?

 

 

Symptoms: Contractions

 

 

Doctor: The timing of a Caesarean section is entirely at your ObGyn’s discretion and the period of gestation at which this is t o be done is a function of the sonographical age of pregnancy, rather than that calculated from the date of last menstrual periods. Please call the physician’s office and if required, have a talk with your ObGYn to clarify your doubts. Onset of labour on a Caesarean uterus may cause scar give-away, which is a life threatening emergency.

 


Ask The Doctor
    Ask The Doctor
Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

Book Appointment