Blue Plus cesarean delivery
rates, which were 18 percent in 1991, dropped to 16 percent by the end of 1992.
Eighty percent had had a previous cesarean delivery
The results were similar in analyses that included only births for which complete records were available and in analyses restricted to births that occurred at or after 40 weeks' gestation (to exclude any women who had planned a cesarean delivery
at term but had undergone an emergency procedure before the scheduled date).
We can take this information from our study as a control for future analysis where we can use the SF-MPQ-2 to investigate chronic pain in high-risk populations undergoing cesarean delivery
," he added.
On the other hand, the institution doing only 35% of elective cesareans before 39 weeks had one in three women going into labor and requiring emergency cesarean delivery
Pregnancy Outcomes Obese women Nonobese women 20-29 [greater 20-29 [greater years than or years (n than or (n = equal to] = equal to] 9,224) 40 years 43,025) 40 years (n = (n = 228) 1,003) Primary cesarean delivery
There was very little difference between the vaginal delivery without tear group and the cesarean delivery
group for all three questions.
001) [and] the cesarean delivery
rate was directly related to maternal BMI across the cohort (P = .
While the authors found a weak association between lower hospital induction rates and higher hospital cesarean rates, they did not specifically study the rates of cesarean delivery
among those being induced versus those who were allowed to labor spontaneously, especially those without medical reasons for induction or early delivery Including women who may have required a cesarean delivery
(for placenta previa, prior classical cesarean delivery
, or arrest of labor) but were not induced potentially confuses the relationship, as these would not be related to whether labor was induced or not.
The rate of a composite outcome of fetal or neonatal death or serious neonatal morbidity among 1,393 women in 25 countries assigned to undergo planned cesarean delivery
occurring before 37 weeks) were associated with significantly increased odds both of cesarean delivery
and of pregnancy-related death.
Still, are the results likely to "bend the cesarean delivery
curve for twin pregnancies?