Prenatal Visit Week 39

Ask Your Doctor:

  • What circumstances require a C-section?
  • Will I have lochia after a C-section?
  • What is operative delivery and when is it done?
  • What is an episiotomy and will I need one?
  • Will I be able to sit comfortably after a vaginal birth?
  • What should I do to recover after delivery?
  • How soon should I expect to get my period again?

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WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH on June 04, 2016

Sources

SOURCES:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Your Pregnancy and Childbirth Month to Month, 5th ed."

American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Guidelines for Perinatal Care, 6th ed."

Vicki Mendiratta, MD, FACOG, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Sharon Phelan, MD, FACOG, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque.

Sonja R. Kinney, MD, FACOG, associate professor; director, division of obstetrics and gynecology; medical director, Olson Center for Women's Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

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