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ce·sar·e·an sec·tion (CS),

incision through the abdominal wall and the uterus (abdominal hysterotomy) for extraction of the fetus.


A cesarean section.



Cesarean section, see there.

Cesarean section; C-section

Incision through the abdominal and uterine walls to deliver the fetus.
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SATURDAY 31: Halloween: Three emergency C-sections plus an absolute emergency C-section where you have literally minutes to get to theatre to save a baby.
The World Health Organisation recommends C-sections are limited to between 10 and 15% of births, however, nearly one-fifth of babies here are born in this way.
She attributed high percentages of c-sections in Cyprus to the medicalisation of births and to lack of midwives, whose job is to be with the pregnant woman throughout labour.
If a country's rate falls far below that 15 percent level, it's a sign that women aren't getting access to C-sections that may be medically necessary.
In a report published today in an international scientific journal, academics warn increasingly popular C-section deliveries heighten the risk of the disorder by 23%.
09) with overall primary C-sections translated to an absolute risk increase of 0.
You can't drive for two weeks after having a C-section There can be some significant rates of chronic pain from the incisions from C-sections," Lauria says.
One of the main reasons for a first-time C-section is labor that's progressing too slowly, ACOG's analysis found.
Victoria Beckham, who gave birth to her fourth child in 2011, reportedly opted for a fourth C-section when she had her daughter at a California maternity clinic.
According to the HypnoBirthing Institute, mothers who used the method were less likely to have c-sections, interventions and pre-term babies.
The hospitals shall provide reproductive health and family planning services, including performing C-sections, regular deliveries, obstetrical and gynecological consultations for mothers, assistance for newborns.
The move away from C-sections to vaginal births could save money for payers, Webb said.