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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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Post-operative complications including infections, haemorrhage and visceral injury, rehospitalisation after childbirth, and the effect of adhesion formation after caesarean delivery on subsequent abdominal surgery are other possible drawbacks to elective caesarean deliveries, which have not been fully evaluated.
Keywords: Caesarean delivery, Hypotension, Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP), Syntocinon.
This higher rate is also due to lower rate of instrumental vaginal delivery, higher CS rate in breech presentation and low rate of vaginal birth after caesarean delivery.
We sought to represent one comprehensive EmOC facility's experience in providing emergency caesarean deliveries, by focusing on quality indicators that have been reported in the literature as independently associated with outcomes in caesarean delivery and could be easily tracked in the hospital setting (1).
Quinones et al14 studied the effect of preterm vaginal birth after caesarean delivery.
Of the subjects, 67 (67%) women delivered vaginally, while 33 (33%) ended in repeat caesarean delivery.
Functional disability, as well as disrupted baby bonding, may occur among those suffering from chronic pain after caesarean delivery (6).
Women undergoing caesarean delivery had an increased risk of severe maternal morbidity compared with women undergoing vaginal delivery.
They also found that rates of pre-term delivery and newborn deaths rose with the increasing rates of Caesarean delivery of between 10% and 20%.
A 4-year analysis of caesarean delivery in a Nigerian teaching hospital: one-quarter of babies born surgically.
7) The present study was to compare the indications, neonatal outcomes in selected emergency and elective caesarean section, and the association of caesarean delivery with perinatal morbidity and mortality.