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  • noun

Synonyms for caesarean 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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Caesarean sections are effective in saving maternal and infant lives, but only when they are required for medically indicated reasons.
Identifying barriers and facilitators towards implementing guidelines to reduce caesarean section rates in Quebec.
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 "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.
Q I'm down for a planned Caesarean section but my mum says I should have my baby the normal way as a Caesarean section isn't good for babies.
MORE women in Wales than ever before are giving birth to their children by caesarean section, new figures reveal.
2] Caesarean section is a common major obstetric procedure, with the possible complication of chronic postoperative pelvic pain [3] as a result of adhesion formation, adenomyosis, and injury to nerves and blood vessels.
The controversy regarding caesarean sections was added a new dimension, when Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an said he is against caesarean births and considered abortion a crime, during a speech last year.
This allows us to assess directly the relative variation in Caesarean sections at the individual and hospital levels:
WOMEN will soon have the right to give birth by caesarean section on the NHS whether there is a medical need for the operation or not, according to a report.
VERY few women opt for a planned Caesarean section when thinking about how to give birth, according to research out today.
The number of Caesarean sections that we are paying for on behalf of our members increases steadily year on year.
The number of Caesarean sections has increased threefold in Britain over the last 25 years with one in five babies now born by the method, according to Department of Health figures.
The natural way doesn't make the most sense to all doctors, which is why the debate over Caesarean sections doesn't begin and end with VBAC.
in its annual report, "Unnecessary Caesarean Sections, Curing a National Epidemic.
Reliably determining which pregnant women face a low risk of carrying such babies could also prevent thousands of unnecessary caesarean sections annually.