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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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Caesarean sections can cause significant and sometimes permanent complications, disability or death particularly in settings that lack the facilities and/or capacity to properly conduct safe surgery and treat surgical complications.
The possible effect of caesarean section on subsequent fertility is important and many parents-to-be may worry about this, but our research found that "The possible effect of caesarean section on subsequent fertility is important and many parents-to-be may worry about this, but our research found that having a caesarean section as a first-time mother for conditions such as breech baby leads to only a very small effect on subsequent fertility.
And new research has shown that babies who are born by Caesarean section are more likely than other babies to grow into overweight or obese adults.
The proportion of hospital deliveries by caesarean section in Wales rose from 24% in 2002-03 to 26% in 2011-12, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
In the index study, 50/100 women undergoing elective caesarean section at term under general anaesthesia received infiltration of ropivacaine into all layers of the wound including the peritoneum, and 50 received a saline placebo.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Ministry of Health is reportedly working on a suggestion to offer more gynecologists to private obstetrics hospitals that are willing to drop their caesarean section rates down from 75 to 65 percent, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.
If the technology variable has an effect on practice variation for Caesarean sections 5 years before the hospital actually got the diagnostic technology, this indicates that the technology effect is not causal.
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.
Despite the view that "too posh to push" women are behind the rising Caesarean section rate, the latest study found this not to be true.
A spokesman said: "It was becoming increasingly difficult for us to distinguish between medically necessary Caesarean sections and Caesarean sections that are a matter of personal or lifestyle choice.
Women who have a baby by Caesarean section could find it harder to have more children in the future, according to a study published yesterday.
Even though her first child was born via Caesarean section, Gibbs opted for vaginal birth.