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C section at 38 weeks, is it dangerous for the baby?

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4 years ago
I'm 36 1/2 weeks pregnant with my third child, my previous 2 were emergency c section. I have it scheduled at 39 weeks but I've been having contractions for the last two weeks so the Dr want to move it up a week. Has anyone else had to deal with this. I'm afraid the baby's lungs won't be developed enough.

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4 years ago
at 38 weeks you and your baby should be just fine. Lungs are fully developed after 27 weeks eventhough that doesn't mean he's ready come out just then. I had twins at 35 weeks and they were okay. 38 weeks is more than enough especially for a singleton. best of luck
4 years ago
I had a c section at 38 weeks and he turned out just fine :) 

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