abdominal delivery

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Synonyms for abdominal delivery

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 choice between vaginal and abdominal delivery is often complex involving several factors.
Combined vaginal and abdominal delivery occurred in 12 (4.
Especially in the USA, the pressure to avoid suboptimal perinatal outcomes is thought to be an increasing factor in decisions to perform a primary CS and tip the scales in favour of abdominal delivery in equivocal or 'non-reassuring' situations.
Risk factors have been identified that increase the loss of blood after abdominal delivery and include general anesthesia, Hispanic/North American ancestry, preeclampsia, amnionitis, prolonged first stage of labor, prolonged second stage of labor, macrosomia, a history of postpartum hemorrhage, and the method of placental removal at cesarean delivery.
The ability to precisely predict term PROM could be of value in these women vis-a-vis timing of abdominal delivery.