A recent study published in The Lancet showed that women with one previous cesarean birth
had double the risk of having a stillborn in the subsequent pregnancy than did women whose first birth was vaginal.
continues to be the only area of medicine where the patient is not presented a balanced discussion of the risks and benefits of the alternative therapies.
According to the Wall Street Journal, "reducing cesarean births
would save the U.
Repeat cesarean births
are now common in many developed nations.
1) The conclusions of this one study have resulted in routine cesarean births
for all breech babies around the developed world.
7) It is this decrease in VBAC allowance that has fueled the overall rate of cesarean births
This, in turn, leads to a higher rate of cesarean births
and a lower rate of spontaneous vaginal birth compared to women who did not receive epidural anesthesia.
The American College of Nurse-Midwives is calling on Congress to investigate what it calls the "alarming" increases in the rate of cesarean births
in the United States.
Since not all cesarean births
are planned, ViaCell intends to include the new sterile field bag in its ViaCord collection kit provided to all expectant families who decide to preserve their baby's umbilical cord blood.
1% of children born in 2002 were delivered by cesarean, the highest level of cesarean births
ever reported in the United States.
These two systems provide vacuum to aid in the delivery of the fetus in both vaginal and cesarean births
without the use of electric power.