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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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All CGHS Empanelled hospitals are directed to display the information regarding ratio of deliveries by Caesarean section vis--vis normal deliveries.
The aim of the study was to compare the frequency of placenta previa between cases with and without prior caesarean section and to assess the relationship of placenta associated morbidity and complications with prior history of caesarean section.
Risk factors for BDACS, such as previous caesarean section and antenatal anaemia (haemoglobin <10 g/dL), were recorded, as were the number of women who were in labour before caesarean section.
Analyse different indications of caesarean section in our Institute.
Delivery of the baby by an abdominal and uterine incision is known as caesarean section.
The traditional approach where oral feeding is prohibited after caesarean section till return of bowel activity or 24 hours post operatively is being challenged now.
These conclusions highlight the value of caesarean section in saving the lives of mothers and newborns," says Dr Marleen Temmerman, Director of WHO's Department of Reproductive Health and Research.
The effects of caesarean section rates on other outcomes, such as maternal and perinatal morbidity, paediatric outcomes, and psychological or social well-being, are still unclear.
New studies reveal that when caesarean section rates rise towards 10% accross a population, the number of maternal and newborn deaths decreases.
However, new studies revealed that when caesarean section rates rise towards 10 percent across a population, the number of maternal and newborn deaths decreases.
One hundred women were included who had previous one caesarean section and were now in their pregnancy with single fetus at term.
Conclusion: Audit and feedback is the best way to judge clinical practice and to reduce the frequency of caesarean section in any tertiary setup.