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I just wanted to introduce myself since I've been lurking here since finding out I'm pregnant with #2 in late Feb/ early March. My name is Diana and Alayna is 18 months and was born via c/s. She was in birthing position until we reached 37 weeks when she turned to a footling breech. I tried everything from exercises, cold peas, accupuncture, positive thinking and talking directtly to her before trying for a version. When I went in to have my version, they did an u/s and sent me to have a c/s right then and there telling me I was out of fluid. So, 9 hours later ( I had just eaten lunch!) I had Alayna via c/s.<br><br>
Like everyone here, I so desperatly want a VBAC. I Have a wonderful midwife who has delivered numerous vbac's at home, which is what I am planning for. I am just nervous that my body is just built for breech babies. I have heard people tell me that it is very common for women to have breech after breech. Is that possible or am I just crazy???????<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Diana<br><br>
Nice meeting you all!!!!!!
 

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Hi and welcome <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I don't know about "very common" but if you have a physical predisposition to breech like a bicornate uterus, for example, then yes, that might be your normal way to grow a baby <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> A baby who moves like that at 37 weeks though is obviously able to move back so it doesn't sound to me like the odds of a repeat are high. Given that babies can, and do, turn any time up to before and during labour, c/s is a pretty full on option for something as perfectly normal as breech, whatever sort of breech. There's a wellknown doctor in Australia who has birthed her 4 children at home and the 4th was a surprise footling breech, planned freebirth, born in the bath <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> Beautiful! It's just another position and obviously nature wouldn't keep doing it or we'd have died out as a species before surgeons were invented if breech babies couldn't be birthed, right? Homebirth is always a woman's best bet for a safe birth, regardless of previous surgeries so good move! Oh and no one is delivering anything, you're going to just give birth <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> Don't forget that <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 
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