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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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In addition, children born via cesarean delivery were significantly more likely than those born via vaginal delivery to have asthma at age 12 years (OR, 1.
Maternal obesity is known to be a risk factor for cesarean delivery, at least in part because excess adipose tissue may interfere with the normal ability of the cervix to thin and dilate with contractions, said Mr.
Consistent with the researchers' previous work, chronic pain after cesarean delivery was extremely rare, with less than 3 percent of women reporting chronic pain one year after their cesarean delivery.
The primary outcome of interest was cesarean delivery.
Many variations in surgical techniques for cesarean delivery have been proposed, aimed at reducing surgical times, making it easier and more efficient, lowering costs, decreasing the risk of adverse effects and postoperative morbidity, as well as length of hospital stay4,5.
Although cesarean delivery when necessary is a safe method for both the mother and the baby it is emphasized that maternal mortality and morbidity rate in cesarean delivery is higher than vaginal delivery.
Based on the above observations, the following are the suggested recommendations: First, the women aged >40 years should be counseled during antenatal care that they are at high risk of cesarean delivery.
Comment: The authors speculate that babies born by cesarean delivery retain fluid in their middle ears, leading to poorer hearing.
Nevertheless, the researchers conclude that a woman's likelihood of having a cesarean delivery depends more on whether she lives in a wealthy or urban region, where appropriately trained providers and equipped hospitals are more accessible, than on her individual socioeconomic characteristics.
Physician contribution to a cesarean delivery risk model.
Many times, doctors go along with a healthy woman's desire for cesarean delivery because they wish to avoid a lawsuit.
No, fetal pulse oximetry as an adjunct to continuous electronic fetal monitoring does not decrease the cesarean delivery rate or improve neonatal outcomes.