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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.
Frequency of placenta previa-placenta accreta in patients with previous caesarean sections.
Quality improvement efforts with regard to access and safety at caesarean section should start with a regular audit of near misses from BDACS at all hospitals that perform caesarean sections.
31% caesarean sections were done for emergency indications and 34.
Caesarean sections, she said, incur heavy financial costs for families and the state, but also carry serious health risks for both the mother and child.
As emergency caesarean sections occurred mostly in unbooked patients, it is recommended that women should be encouraged for preconceptional counselling and antenatal booking in order to control the modifiable risk factors like obesity and to decrease the incidence of emergency caesarean section.
Caesarean section is one of the most common surgeries in the world, with rates continuing to rise, particularly in high- and middle-income countries.
Every effort should be made to provide caesarean sections to women in need, rather than striving to achieve a specific rate.
However, new studies revealed that when caesarean section rates rise towards 10 percent across a population, the number of maternal and newborn deaths decreases.
Background: There is widespread concern about increasing proportion of births by caesarean section.
Most of the caesarean sections were carried out due to previous caesarean sections 207(30.
The caesarean section rate has increased all over the world over the years and currently nearly one in four women have a caesarean section in the UK, which is still much lower than C-section rates in southern Europe.