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sgeorge1989 posted:
I was in a car accident on August 13,2011, I wasw ejected from the vheical and was found that I had a t6 fracture. I have now found out that I am pregnant I conceived march 23,2012. I guess my biggest concern now is, Am I going to have any problems with my back if I carry this child full term? what are some of the things I should do? or is there gonna be any problems to the baby. please help me to understand what this is gonna do to my body?
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bonebabe responded:
Talk with your doctor and make sure you're getting plenty of calcium. Unless the fracture didn't heal properly, I doubt you'll have any repercussions from it.

Congratulations on the baby!
 
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Susan responded:
I was in a car wreck 33yrs ago when I was 17. I got pregnant at 29. My back was broken in 5 places T-5, 6, 11, 12, & L-1 my spinal cord was bruised at T-5 & 6 which were crushed. I am an incomplete paraplegic. The hardest part of being pregnant for me was when I reach 7mons. transferring on and off the toilet because you get heavier, and of course the baby is laying on your bladder. I was wet all the time didn't go out much. lol I had pain in my back at that point as well. I told God I couldn't take it any more and at that point I had my child a healthy baby girl who is now 19. It is rough but you will get through it ok. Do you have a good support system in place?


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