My first preterm LSCS done 3 months ago. When can I plan second pregnancy?

Hello Doctor, My first preterm LSCS (Lower Segment Cesarean Section) done 3 month ago,

due to pregnancy induced hypertension. Now, how many months later can

I plan my second pregnancy. What type of precautions should be taken

before and during pregnancy?

 

My first preterm LSCS done 3 months ago. When can I plan second pregnancy?
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Obstetrics & Gynae

Answers ( 3 )

  1. Hello Dear,

    Thank you for writing to us at MediMetry.

    Inter-conception period should be atleast 3 months as the body takes time to recover and regain strength for next pregnancy. Start taking folic acid 3 months before planning pregnancy. Your BMI (Body mass index) should be within normal range. Take healthy diet and maintain regular walk (light exercise) routine.
    During pregnancy you have to avoid junk food, oily food, cut down on fat, sugar and salt in diet. Continue regular morning & evening walk. Ensure you are monitoring your Blood Pressure regularly. Last but not the least regular follow-ups with your obstetrician .

    Hope this answers your query. Feel free to write back to us with follow-up questions.

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    Thank u mam. But my gyenac said that further you should plan second pregnancy after 6 month of first LSCS. In previous lscs my baby was preterm and was put on ventilator but problem was her coagulating factor so what type of precautions should be taken in next one to avoid such problems.
    • Hello Dear,
      In response to your follow-up query, please find my response below.

      Even after normal delivery we don't advice for early conception because body takes time to prepare itself, so after LSCS it is not at all advisable to conceive so soon. After LSCS stitches also take time to absorb and also you should be giving exclusive breast feeding for 6 months to your first baby.
      Regarding the preterm, first we have to find out the reason why did it happen, causes and other predisposing factors, only then we can recommend any precautions for the next pregnancy.

      Hope this answers your query. Feel free to drop a follow-up query.

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