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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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Beginning in 2011, they implemented gentle cesarean even in nonscheduled or urgent cesareans, recognizing the potential for false-positive fetal monitoring and the probability of a healthy infant even in cases of a persistent category II fetal heart tracing, Dr.
Avoids further cesarean and hence risks associated with multiple cesareans, like placenta previa, accreta, adhesions between organs, trauma to bowel/bladder and need for caesarean hysterectomy.
I have had two cesarean sections and now I am going to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
Women who had elective primary cesarean had three times the risk of placenta accreta in a subsequent pregnancy, compared with women who underwent primary cesarean during labor
Women's requests for an elective cesarean are too often based on incomplete, sometimes inaccurate, knowledge, according to an article in Nursing for Women's Health (December 2008/January 2009).
The NIH panel noted that most of the literature evaluating the risks of cesarean sections fails to distinguish between planned and emergency procedures, making it very difficult to state definitively the risks associated with elective cesareans.
Stillbirth Following Cesarean Delivery The rate of cesarean deliveries in the United States has been increasing since 1996, and one in three births among black women are by cesarean, which is the highest rate for any racial group.
While the study had no data on how many previous cesareans the women had, Dr.
Doctors traditionally counseled women who had had a cesarean section against delivering vaginally, even though a mother's recovery time is longer after a cesarean birth.
So, is PW justified in thinking that cesareans should be left to the patient's discretion?
There are good substantive reasons for reporting on cesareans: lower cesarean rates save money and might also reflect better quality.
In this analysis, data about the number of cesareans and vaginal births after a previous cesarean (VBAC) are based on weighted national estimates from the NHDS sample of approximately 27,000 (11.
Localio says that many doctors, debating a natural delivery versus a cesarean, might opt for the latter because "we know cesareans have very low mortality for both mother and infant, though the mother is in the hospital much longer than for a normal delivery.
Studies suggesting the benefit of cesarean birth in dealing with various pregnancy complications also led to more cesareans.