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can i have a natural birth or will i have the same problems?

Had my first baby in jan 2011 and am due again in feb 2012, i had a c-section with my first because i wasn't dilating, is it possible to have a natural birth?or is there a chance that will i have similar problems in labour as the last?

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, You need to talk to your midwife from your first birth so that you can discuss what actually happened. Did the baby's head descend or not? Was it engaged? How far dilated were you? How strong were the contractions? All this information will help you work out why the labour had problems. THen you will be able to determine if this may happen again - such as a small pelvis may cause a delayed dilatation again. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 17 Aug 2011