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ce·sar·e·an sec·tion (CS),

incision through the abdominal wall and the uterus (abdominal hysterotomy) for extraction of the fetus.
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A cesarean section.
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Cesarean section, see there.
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Cesarean section; C-section

Incision through the abdominal and uterine walls to deliver the fetus.
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"They quickly prepped me for surgery and rushed me in for an emergency c-section after Annalee's heart rate dropped.
However, the authors of the study were unable to find a direct link between c-section deliveries and neuropsychiatric disorders.
VBAC or trial of labor after cesarean should be done in facilities where an emergency C-section can be performed in the event of an "immediate threat to the life of the woman or the fetus," as mentioned in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Practice Bulletin Number 205 dated February 2019.
Thus, the investigators hypothesized that C-section poses a greater risk of infection-related hospitalization during the first 5 years of life than does vaginal delivery, and that elective C-section poses a higher risk than does emergency C-section because it is more likely to involve rupture of membranes.
Analyses showed that gut microbiota composition differed significantly between C-section and vaginally delivered infants in the first year, which was most pronounced shortly after birth.
31, 2017 or July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 show that New Jersey hospital C-section rates ranged from 12.8 percent to 55 percent.
In 2007, Grobman12 developed a prediction nomogram for the success of VBAC based on factors available at the first prenatal check-up: Maternal age, BMI, ethnic group, previous vaginal delivery, successful vaginal delivery after C-section (the occurrence of a VBAC), and recurrence of the indication of primary cesarean section, all of which had an adequate predictive value.
"The large increases in C-section use -- mostly in richer settings for non-medical purposes -- are concerning because of the associated risks for women and children," said Marleen Temmerman, an expert from Aga Khan University in Kenya and Ghent University in Belgium who co-led the research.
My health & my babies' health were in danger, so I had a C-section BEYONCE ON TRAUMATIC BIRTH WITH SIR AND RUMI She said: "I was
So, I chose to have my baby through a C-section because medical science had improved greatly.
However, any gone up in the C-section rates in these districts, is not accompanying to rise in infant survival rates.
According to the Dubai Statistic Centre (DSC), 41.2 per cent of births that take place in the UAE happen through C-Section compared with 53.8 per cent of vaginal deliveries.