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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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While further studies are necessary, occurrence of fetal anasarca especially in English bulldogs must be considered when presented with a case of dystocia and prenatal ultrasound scanning may be used to diagnose the condition during pregnancy so that ceasarean section can be planned to reduce morbidity and mortality of mother and pups as anasarca fetus causes obstructive dystocia necessitating ceasarean section.
The 42-year-old singer had the twins by Ceasarean section at St Mary's Medical Centre in West Palm Beach, Florida on Saturday.
And the rate of ceasarean sections is at 14 percent, well below the national average of 23 percent of total childbirths.