Quoting Honey&E:" The pelvis expands during birth. It seems to me your OB has no right to give an opinion on you delivering ... [snip!] ... A LOT of women are choosing "elective" c-sections. It is up to you. If you are okay with it then stick with your Dr. "
Quoting Onalee's Mummy:" If its not emergency it is elective. However it is also medically necessary for you. I also had pre e with my first LO. Second time around I will be having another c section as well on dr advice."
Quoting Two Princesses:" Oh I didn't know it expands. My mom says he just keeps making excuses and that she finds it sickening. ... [snip!] ... dialated with my two year old, but my mom said no progress at 39 weeks is normal and that was just another excuse on his part."
Quoting Nikita Rowsell:" A doctor can't tell if your pelvis is too small through ultrasound. There are several bones and joints ... [snip!] ... just because you've had one before is elective. I would for sure change doctors. At the very least, get a second opinion."
Quoting clay matthews:" If you trust your OB, I'd respect their opinion. My MFM suggested using this calculator and I I'd it ... [snip!] ... the next day. Predicts the likelihood of a successful VBAC https://mfmu.bsc.gwu.edu/PublicBSC/MFMU/VGBirthCalc/vagbirth.html"
Quoting Two Princesses:" So ismy OB lying when he says very few doctors will do vbacks? He said they oftain say they will, but ... [snip!] ... like him is left with the delivery because the OB who agreed to it doesn't want to be involved in case something goes wrong."