found that higher order (5-9) repeat cesarean sections
were associated with a longer operating time when compared with lower order (3 or 4) repeat CSs.
Risk factors associated with infection following cesarean section
Details of all the cases who underwent cesarean section
(CS) were further evaluated.
In this study 200 pregnant woman who underwent cesarean section
were randomized in two groups, Group A (delayed oral feeding) and Group B (early oral feeding), oral feeding was started as traditionally after 24 hours in group A whereas after 6 hours post operatively in group B.
The study showed no maternal benefit in resorting to early caesarean sections before 39 weeks and in fact showed improved perinatal outcomes in delaying the elective repeat cesarean sections
to 39 completed weeks of gestation.
In the event that medical difficulties are detected, they often elect to perform cesarean sections
, making one or more incisions in a mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver the baby.
International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) is an organization whose mission is to improve maternal child health by preventing unnecessary cesarean sections
through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting vaginal birth after cesarean.
showed that onethird of cesarean sections
6,7) The study objectives were to describe the epidemiology of cesarean section
and to ascertain the main obstetric and non-obstetric risk factors of cesarean sections
in Oman, as well as to measure the degree and extent of association between cesarean sections
and the leading risk factors.
Concerns about possible rupture with repeat cesarean sections
were particularly acute in the early years before it was appreciated that there was a difference between a vertical uterine incision and a transverse uterine incision.
Patient's claim The physician was negligent for failing to provide enough information about cesarean sections
Recently, you may have read news articles stating that cesarean sections
pose no extra risk to women who are giving birth, (1) or that "it may be reasonable for many women to deliver by caesarean section even without a medical need.