At USC, the policy resulted in a limited number of unnecessary cesarean sections
and did not result in a large number of cases of shoulder dystocia.
About 500 women a year die from bleeding, infections, and other complications of cesarean sections
, although these may be related to the reasons the operation was performed and not just to the procedure itself.
Thus, the avoidance of labor and vaginal delivery could have contributed to better outcomes with planned cesarean section
After reviewing national and European studies that documented a substantial decrease in transmission rates with elective cesarean section
versus emergency cesarean section
and vaginal delivery the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists concluded that cesarean sections
should be offered to all HIV-infected women.
When a well-respected, popular anchor says flatly that your baby is safer being born by a repeat cesarean section
than by vaginal birth after cesarean it sounds very much like fact, even if it is not.
Children born by cesarean section
of multiparous mothers were 1.
in a first pregnancy may reduce a woman's risk of having pelvic floor surgery later in life, reported Ramalingam Uma, M.
rates are off the charts and women are being duped into thinking that this is all right; in fact they are being enticed to consider c-sections on demand based upon questionable promises.
Ten of 190 babies reported to the Atlanta-based agency had gotten the disease, which has a two year survival rate of about 60 percent, despite having been delivered by cesarean section
to keep the baby from encountering the virus in the birth canal.
In the event that medical difficulties are detected, they often elect to perform cesarean sections
, making one or more incisions in a mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver the baby.
In another study in 2010 conducted on pregnant women in Isfahan city hospitals, most cesarean sections
were performed in 25-29 years age group, in which, the majority involved primiparous mothers as the most common reason for elective cesarean .
In a multivariate logistic regression analysis adjusted for potential confounders, the hospital's cesarean section
rate was roughly 25% lower after implementation of the full-time laborist program than in either of the other two periods.