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SAH in 1994 and am now pregnant - has anyone else become pregnant and what has your dr advised?

Hi there, I was 18 when I had my brain haemorrhage. I had the aneurysm clipped and, although I have had some issues with speech and I lost most of my childhood memories I have had a relatively uneventful life. Now that I am pregnant I am wondering if anyone knows of long term studies or of anyone who has had such a surgery and gone on to become pregnant. My main concerns are increased blood pressure and risk of further bleeds. Also I can not get a straight answer about C-sections, any pointers gratefully received.

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well i cannot advice you about the B,I aspect,however a C section is major surgery,do you feel you would really need one? ask youre doctor or midwife about it,and many congrats! on being pregant! futre mum xx


Hi there and congrats on pregnancy. I hope everything progresses and goes well. I wonder if your local midwife or head of local midwifery would have comments/advice that would be helpful.I bet there have been studies .

Also your local or national NCT group might have experience of this as well as headway of course .

Good luck



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