delivery rates "have seen a more than 3-fold increase, from approximately 6% in 1990 to 21% in 2015, with substantial variations among and within countries in the last three decades", the researchers noted.
The typical pain control regimen for a scheduled C-section
patient under ERAS is spinal anesthesia for the procedure, followed by scheduled non-steroidal pain medication and acetaminophen every 6 hours, with use of oxycodone (an opioid) as needed for breakthrough pain.
Pregnant women with a previous cesarean section now have two options on how to deliver their babies: a planned repeat C-section
or through a vaginal delivery, known as Vaginal Birth After Cesarean delivery (VBAC).
takes about an hour, meaning if the hospital operates to capacity, it can only perform 24 a day.
Leapfrog tracks Nulliparous Term Singleton Vertex C-sections
, which occur when a first-time mother with a normal, uncomplicated, low-risk pregnancy ends up having a C-section
when the procedure is believed to be beneficial to
We should of course," she adds, "be grateful for those C-sections
which are life-saving.
However, any gone up in the C-section
rates in these districts, is not accompanying to rise in infant survival rates.
This study evaluated the use of azithromycin adjunctive therapy, in addition to standard antibiotic prophylaxis, to reduce the risk of postoperative infections in women receiving nonelective c-sections
In a study conducted in Karachi14, indication for C-sections
and its frequency was analyzed to give recommendations to lessen the rate of C-sections
Across England, 73,551 women opted to have a C-section
- up from 65,760 five years ago.
The data shows older mums are much more likely than younger age groups to give birth by c-section
, and are more likely to have a pre-planned caesarean.