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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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"The strange thing with a c-section is you can't see or feel what is actually happening to you, so you have to rely on others to tell you.
During the analysis of 20,607,935 deliveries, they found out the babies born by c-section delivery (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2749054) had an increased risk of neuropsychiatric disorders.
Pregnant women with a previous cesarean section now have two options on how to deliver their babies: a planned repeat C-section or through a vaginal delivery, known as Vaginal Birth After Cesarean delivery (VBAC).
In contrast, delivery by C-section causes the baby to pick up the maternal skin and hospital environment microbiomes, but not the maternal enteric microbiome.
Antibiotic administration to mothers undergoing a C-section was postponed until after clamping of the umbilical cord.
Leapfrog tracks Nulliparous Term Singleton Vertex C-sections, which occur when a first-time mother with a normal, uncomplicated, low-risk pregnancy ends up having a C-section.
In 2010, the National Institutes of Health of the United States (NHI), developed a consensus panel to address the practice of TOLAC (Trial of Labor after Cesarean) in the USA, concluding that "it is a reasonable option for many pregnant women." Pregnant woman should be guaranteed support and counseling in making the decision to try VBAC versus being taken to a repeated C-section.
Besides banning all kinds of surgeries at the hospital, the commission imposed Rs0.5 million fine on the hospital for allowing Dr Zahid to perform C-Section and administering spinal anesthesia.
The increase is mainly attributed to more births taking place in health institutions (about two thirds of the rise) and to greater frequency of intervention through C-section in health facilities (one third of the increase).
Experts estimate that between 10 and 15 per cent of births medically require a C-section due to complications such as bleeding, foetal distress, hypertension or a baby being in an abnormal position.
FOR women with a complicated pregnancy, a caesarean section (C-section) may be necessary for the health of the mother, child, or both.
But the C-section is increasingly common in Pakistan as well as in Punjab.
The husband, Asad Mehmood, said, We had five other children via normal deliveries and the youngest was born via a C-section and my wife should have started recovering after delivery but her condition worsened." She used to complain of pain in her belly and I was thinking it was due to the C-section since it was the first in our family and I started taking her to various doctors but they could not tell what was wrong with her," added Mehmood.
Dubai: Delivery of babies through C-section or Caesarean surgery has become a global epidemic, a leading doctor has warned.