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Synonyms for caesarean

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

relating to abdominal delivery

of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar


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Amongst all these factors, caesarean section has played a great role.
The detailed data shows that older mothers are much more likely than younger age groups to give birth by Caesarean section, and are more likely to have a pre-planned Caesarean.
Objective: To determine rising frequency of placenta previa and its associated morbidity in women with previous caesarean section.
One hundred women were included who had previous one caesarean section and were now in their pregnancy with single fetus at term.
However, we would argue that the lower pregnancy rate among women undergoing caesareans is most likely due to maternal choice to delay pregnancy intentionally for a multitude of reasons (including age, desired family size, financial reasons, etc), rather than any negative effect of a caesarean per se.
Dr Yap-Seng Chong, from the National University of Singapore, said there was nothing wrong with resorting to caesareans when there was a clearly identifiable medical need.
ONE in four babies born in England are still delivered by Caesarean section - around double the figure recommended by the World Health Organisation, new figures have shown.
Pregnant women who were deficient at delivery had almost four times the odds of caesarean birth than those who were not.
But Louise Silverton, deputy general-secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, said Caesareans had become too easy to obtain and that women are now less prepared to undergo the traumas of childbirth.
Maternal and neonatal individual risks and benefits associated with caesarean delivery: multicentre prospective study.
Midwives are very concerned that there has been a five per cent rise in Caesareans in the past 10 years and that is worrying,' she added.
Rise in "no indicated risk" primary caesareans in the United States, 1991-2001: cross sectional analysis.
Some experts have blamed the rising rates on wealthy women asking for Caesareans to avoid the pain and the problems associated with a natural delivery -dubbed 'too posh to push'.
She said: "We are starting to see now a rise in serious complications with women who have had Caesareans.
Guidance for the NHS in England and Wales stressed that requests for caesareans should not be automatically agreed by doctors.