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Wouldn't it be safer to schedule the procedure, i.e., schedule a C-section? That way the anesthesia would be controlled.

No – deliver the baby vaginally if recommended by your obstetrician. There are many risks other than MH associated with anesthesia for the C-section, the mother and the baby. Vaginal delivery with labor analgesia is perfectly safe for the MH-susceptible patient.

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  • MH and Pregnancy
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