View Full Version : Pregnancy Post Op

07-12-2011, 02:08 PM
Hi All!

Today I am due with my first baby (I've been predicting she'd be late...). My surgery was 2 years, 4 months ago.

I just want to say that even throughout pregnancy, I have had less back pain than pre surgery in general! I know that this result from surgery may not be what everyone experiences however, know that it is possible people!

Warm Regards,

07-12-2011, 02:20 PM
First of all congrats on the baby and a good pregnancy! Just out of curiosity, what did the docs say about epidurals? or is that something you are interested in?


07-12-2011, 03:48 PM
they are quite confident they can epi me if they have to. They looked at the OR reports before confirming but they think it will be fine!

07-13-2011, 02:23 PM
Congratulations and wishing you a good delivery!! Did you have your scoli surgery in NS by any chance? My daughter goes to the IWK in Halifax.

07-13-2011, 03:06 PM
How exciting! Let us know the details later! (Weight, etc., and how it all went...) Blessings for a smooth delivery.

07-13-2011, 03:57 PM
Congrats on this happy event! I hope the pregnancy and delivery are all smooth as can be! Best wishes. Janet

07-13-2011, 04:18 PM
yay! congrats to you! thanks for posting this for us girls who are still hoping to get pregnant someday.

I'm amazed your dr said they could do the epi, mine said absolutely no way =(

Hope everything goes well with the delivery!


07-18-2011, 07:10 PM
Congrats on the baby! I'm too chicken to do it so we're adopting instead.

07-18-2011, 07:31 PM
congrats on the baby

07-24-2011, 02:01 PM
Congratulations!!! It's great news for those who are thinking on going for a baby after surgery... like me! ;)

I'll be 1 year from my T10-L5 fusion next month and I'll ask my surgeon about it. I'm not sure about the epidural though 'cos I've read it's done between L3 and L4. Do you guys know this for certain? It would mean I wouldn't be able to have it :(

All the best for the big day!!!!

08-01-2011, 04:34 PM
My surgeon told me that it is usually inserted between L2 L3 level. HTH

08-02-2011, 12:13 AM
Thanks Heidi. In that case, I won't be able to have it since I've been fused T10-L5. :/