Caesarian section


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Caesarian section

An operation to deliver a baby through an incision in the abdomen, performed when natural delivery is impracticable or dangerous or urgency is necessary.
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It seems that a Caesarian section is being seen as a perfectly normal process when, in actual fact it is abdominal surgery performed, in emergency cases, under general anaesthetic and it has all the complications of other abdominal operations.
If women aren't receiving that onetoone care the more likely they are to be having a Caesarian section,'' said Mrs Rees.
Concern about the growing number of women electing to undergo a Caesarian section has prompted an allparty select group of MPs to call for women to be discouraged from opting for the surgery.