C-section


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  • noun

Synonyms for C-section

the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)

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According to Laura, nurses stalled on performing the C-section and tried to persuade her to have a natural birth.
Mansour's doctor told her that a C-section was necessary, because of her baby's weight and position.
Professor Louise Kenny, one of the authors and a practising obstetrician, said the link between C-sections and children developing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) remains unclear.
According to Dr Boma, “In my opinion, the surgical site infection in C-section is the most frequent cause for women to contract infections in the operating room in the UAE.
Additionally, a woman's prior gynecologic history, such as infections or surgical scarring due to the C-section procedure, greatly influences the risk for ectopic pregnancy.
She says: "Our study, which followed babies from the prenatal period forward, showed that infants born by C-section, if exposed to common environmental allergens (dust mites, dogs, cats and cockroaches), were more likely to become sensitised to those allergens by two years of age.
The research, published online in the journal Gut, found c-section infants had lower levels of the major group of gut bacteria associated with good gut health, Bacteroidetes phylum, as well as chemicals that help curb allergic responses.
Just because your first baby was delivered by C-section doesn't mean your second has to be, too.
Now, "Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery," a jointly-issued Obstetric Care Consensus guideline from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is aiming to lower the C-section rate by encouraging doctors to be a little more patient in the delivery room.
Is it true that having a C-section will reduce my future fertility?
AKEL MP Stella Misiaouli attributed the trend in C-section births "to a lack of information and a mentality which exists in pregnant women.
California hospitals that reported C-section rates to the voluntary annual survey this year had an average Cesarean rate of 25.
0087896) PLOS ONE found that there is 26 percent greater risk of putting on unnecessary weight in adulthood that is associated with C-section delivery compared to normal vaginal birth.
Balloon occlusion involves placing a thin tube, or catheter, via the groin artery (femoral artery), advancing it to both internal iliac arteries and inflating a tiny balloon in each prior to the C-section.