Latest Elective caesarean section Stories
A new study found that 62 percent of women who delivered their first child by a successful caesarian section were able to deliver their next child by vaginal birth.
Author and activist Karen Steward responded today to an article published in the February 2012 issue of "Nursing for Women's Health" stating that adhesions, or bands of internal
A University of Adelaide study has revealed that inducing labor in pregnant women when it's not medically necessary is more likely to result in complications at birth.
A study by a group of Australian researchers—the Birth After Caesarean Study Group— published in this week's PLoS Medicine, suggests that in women who had a previous caesarean section, delivering their next baby by a planned repeat caesarean section was linked to better health outcomes for the mother during her stay in hospital and also better outcomes for her baby compared to having a vaginal birth.
A major study led by the University of Adelaide has found that women who have had one prior cesarean can lower the risk of death and serious complications for their next baby - and themselves - by electing to have another cesarean.
In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report findings that women who have undergone one prior delivery via cesarean section appear to know little about the risks and benefits associated with undergoing either a second cesarean or trial of labor to attempt a vaginal delivery, and that the preference of their medical provider strongly affects their selection between the two...
With the number of women having cesarean sections on the rise, the risk of post-operative abdominal scar tissue, or adhesions, among mothers may also be increasing.
Activist Karen Steward today joined the authors of a review published in the January 2012 issue of "The American Journal of Surgery" in calling for improvements in the surgical consent
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