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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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Audit and Feedback to Implement Practice Guidelines: Delivery after Previous Cesarian Section.
Such decisions can include deciding to consume excessive amounts of alcohol or drugs, refusing fetal surgery, or refusing cesarian section.
For instance, 25% of all babies born in America are delivered by Cesarian section.
The hospital had six labor rooms, and had to call in a separate operation room team for Cesarian section.
An hour later, doctors at Birmingham's City Hospital delivered her son Steven by emergency Cesarian section.
Better knowledge of the genetic and endocrine factors regulating parturition could profoundly affect patient management decisions, particularly as they relate to vaginal birth after cesarian section (VBAC).