Can designer C-sections put a baby at risk?
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Dr. Lisa Masterson: There is rumors and we're going to -- I want all of you ladies opinions and you ladies you, Organically Sassy Mammas up there as well, and about what is called the rumor about designer C-sections and cesarean sections. So the rumor is that celebrities are getting planned C-sections at 8 months or they're getting C tucks, these cesarean sections width a tummy tuck at the same time. And so I want to get your thoughts on this. Female Speaker: What do you mean by planned C-section at 8 months. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Well, they don't want to gain weight, so they don't want the tummy to go out so far. Female Speaker: I was sick, I was nervous that I gave birth 5 weeks earlier I was like a little bit like make sure everything is okay. I mean that's a sick, sick, sick person that should not be raising a child or leaving the house -- this should a - [Cross Talk] Rene Syler: We obviously don't have the babies best interest in heart, because first there is some development that happens in the last month which is why gestation is 40 weeks and our 36 weeks. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Well, I am going to get to that. What is, I want to know where are our Sassy Mom is thinking in San Diego. So tell me what you think about this designer C-sections? Jaime: Well, lets hope that it's just a rumor, because number one, that is I agree with you ladies, that would be a really sick person who want to do that to their baby in the last month just for vanity purposes, because is it the rumor that they want to gain the extra weight or have the vaginal stretching, that's why they're doing it in the 8 months. Is that right? Dr. Lisa Masterson: Okay, and you are touching on the right thing. I'm going to set you ladies right, because it is a rumor, okay. It's a rumor in a way that was described one; that women would have it at 8 months, because no doctor is going to do a C-section in 36 months unless there is a medical necessity. So usually those planned C-sections which you can have, you have the choice and I am all for, as an OB for woman's choices, and you can have the choice and I'll tell you why you might make that choice and it's not a selfish choice, because as an OB, I have mostly moms who are working, moms who had traumatic experiences, stay at home moms who have one or two children want the other one to be more planned, they have thought this out to the minutia. And what they are concerned about is their babies and their bodies.
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