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Caesarean section

Patient discussion about Caesarean section

Q. What are the risks of C-section? See that all the pregnant movie stars are having C- sections instead of natural child birth. Maybe I should have one too, instead of giving birth regularly? Are there any risks?

A. Thanks.. Now I understand better the risks of c-section.

Q. How is a C-section done? My wife is expecting twins and her Doctor scheduled a C- section for her. How is it done?

A. My wife had a c-section done when we had our daughter. I did not get to see the procedure, but I did hear it. It was graphic, but really quick.

Q. When is a C-section needed? My wife is pregnant now and I wanted to know when do women need to have a C- section as opposed to natural birth?

A. sually a C- section is done when there are problems during labor like when the baby is in trouble or the labor is stuck and not progressing over a long period of time.

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At population level, caesarean section rates higher than 10% are not associated with reductions in maternal and newborn mortality rates.
Eileen Curran, lead author of the report, said "Given the accelerating rate of Caesarean section globally, this finding warrants further research"
A health authority in Sunderland had asked the judge to declare a caesarean section lawful.
A I'm not keen on Caesarean sections for any other reasons than medical ones.
Women who had had repeat caesarean sections were asked to relate their experience of the trial caesarean section.
The controversy regarding caesarean sections was added a new dimension, when Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an said he is against caesarean births and considered abortion a crime, during a speech last year.
This has also been the case in Norway, where the Caesarean section rate increased from 2.
Our study found that one in 10 women developed an infection of the surgical wound or reproductive tract following caesarean section.
Children born by planned or emergency caesarean section were compared with those born vaginally.
There have been cases where women have persuaded doctors to carry out a caesarean section when it was not medically necessary, although such cases were uncommon.
GIVING birth by Caesarean section may leave a baby vulnerable to disease and allergy by upsetting its natural balance of bacteria, scientists believe.
Low maternal blood levels of vitamin D increase the risk of a first-time Caesarean section in a study of women delivering between 2005 and 2007.