The researchers found that emergency caesarean
sections were linked with factors such as previously having had a caesarean
, age and medical risk.
Women in the West Midlands are more likely to give birth by Caesarean
section than in other parts of the UK, accounting for one in five of all deliveries.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Ministry of Health is reportedly working on a suggestion to offer more gynecologists to private obstetrics hospitals that are willing to drop their caesarean
section rates down from 75 to 65 percent, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.
QI HAD an emergency caesarean
with my first baby - is that likely to have any impact on my next pregnancy and birth?
Mavrides said there "are many misconceptions" in relation to medical indications for caesareans
MUMS to be should only give birth by caesarean
when strictly necessary, insists a new study.
The World Health Organisation recommends the Caesarean
section rate should be no higher than 10% to 15%.
CONCERNS: Midwives are arguing our lack of tolerance to pain is behind the rise in Caesareans
Maternal and neonatal effects of caesarean
section: more accurate estimates of benefits and harms are needed to support informed childbirth choices.
Almost a quarter of births are now estimated to be Caesarean
sections - far above the 10-15 per cent rate recommended by the World Health Organisation.
Concerns are being sounded that Wales continues to have the highest rates of Caesarean
births in the UK, although the reasons for this remain unclear.
It concluded that Caesareans
were better for twins - for the rather obvious reason that one does not have to hang around while the other is born.