We interviewed a convenient sample of 40 women undergoing scheduled caesarean delivery
on fasting practices for liquids and solids prior to pamphlet implementation and interviewed a sample of 40 women post-pamphlet implementation.
As the focus has been extensively on maternal mortality following caesarean delivery
, little has been written on maternal morbidities after caesarean such as obstetric fistula, wound infection and postpartum haemorrhage.
rate associated with birth weights less than 4 kg was 29% versus 40% for those with birth weights greater than 4 kg.
The total number of caesarean deliveries has been increasing, largely because of an increase in primary caesarean sections (CS).1 Although the rate of vaginal birth after caesarean delivery
( VBAC) is successfully increasing, but is still limited because of concern over maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortility,2,3 which is, in fact, small.4 Understanding of prenatal determinants, facility of timely intervention and proper monitoring of labour can promote vaginal birth after caesarean (VABC).5
Key Words: chronic pain, postoperative pain, caesarean delivery
The main outcome measures were maternal, fetal, and neonatal morbidity and mortality associated with intrapartum or elective caesarean delivery
During 2005, report author JosA Villar assessed the association between rates of Caesarean delivery
and maternal and newborn outcomes in hospitals in Latin America.
which has significantly reduced Maternal and Neonatal Mortality, both in the developed and developing countries is now being labelled as the latest example of medicalization due to its rising incidence.
rates and pregnancy outcomes: the 2005 WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America.
Effect of avoiding bladder flap formation in caesarean section on repeat caesarean delivery
Eur J Obstet Gynecol.
Washington, August 7 ( ANI ): Vaginal delivery for early preterm foetuses presenting head first, or vertex presentation, had a high rate of success with no difference in neonatal mortality compared to caesarean delivery
, a new study, led by Indian origin researcher, has revealed.
Rate of caesarean section is steadily increasing despite the risk associated with caesarean delivery
. Most of the studies have found that there is a 2 fold increased risk for caesarean delivery
with induction of labour compared to spontaneous labour.1,2
Elective repeat caesarean delivery
before 39 weeks of gestation is Common.
The rate of caesarean delivery
was lowest (16%) among women with a cervical length in the lowest quartile at mid-pregnancy.
The risk of placenta accreta following primary elective caesarean delivery
: a case-control study.