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Once a cesarean section, always a C-section? by Wakishea Posted Tue 04 May 2010 3:07am Once a woman has delivered three or more babies by cesarean section -- a surgical cut in the mother's abdominal wall and uterus -- doctors rarely encourage a subsequent vaginal birth.   But new research suggests that women who deliver vaginally after three or more C-sections have similar rates of success and complications as those who under ... Read on »
Induction Increases the Risk of C-Section and C-Section increases Newborn Infection by NicoleD Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 10:24am Labor Induction and the Risk of a Cesarean Delivery Among Nulliparous Women at Term , a recent study published with the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (July 2010 - Volume 116 - Issue 1 - pp 35-42) gave the following conclusion Labor induction is significantly associated with a cesarean delivery among nulliparous women at term for t ... Read on »
C-Section Scars and Cesarean Incision Healing & Natural Treatments to Speed Healing by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 28 Aug 2012 7:45am Recovering from a cesarean delivery can often be a slow process.  Our services at Healthy Being Wellness Center focused on pre and post delivery services to maximize healing and speed recovery time so new moms can enjoy their new, sweet bundles of joy. Healing the scars from a cesarean delivery requires a new mom to take it easy days and e ... Read on »
Why I Chose an Elective C-Section by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:26am This time it�s going to be different! I won�t have as much trouble with pain or a prolonged process. I have an appointment scheduled, so I�ll be fully prepared. Above all, I hope to avoid incontinence and prolapse problems later in my life. I�ve elected to have my baby by caesarean section. Before the procedure: This is my personal choice a ... Read on »
Almost 1 in 3 First-Time Deliveries Now Via C-Section by Medline Plus Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 1:00pm More must be done to curb the use of the procedure, which comes with risks, experts say Monday, August 30, 2010 MONDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of cesarean delivery in the United States continues to rise and steps are needed to reverse the trend, a new study finds. From 1996 to 2007 th ... Read on »
Elective C-Section - Would you do it? by Michelle H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:18pm By Michelle Kennedy Hogan It’s the latest thing. As fashionable as Kabbalah, without all the studying. Madonna did it. So did Elizabeth Hurley. Cesarean section by choice has become almost a fad of sorts. Do Yoga at 8 a.m. Have your baby at 10 a.m. It not only fits your schedule, but your doctor’s and you get the added benefit of avoiding anyt ... Read on »
Doctor Fist Fight Delays Patient C Section Surgery in Italy - Mother and Son Were Affected Adversely During the Neglected Delive by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 31 Aug 2010 12:40am This is one of those strange tales here when 2 doctors got into a fist fight over disagreeing over whether or not to perform a C-section and the patient was in labor during the entire time of the conflict with the doctors.  Italy's health minister traveled to Sicily on Monday to formally apologize.  The fistfight Happened in a  state hos ... Read on »
Is Obesity Contributing to High C-Section Rates? by Medline Plus Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 10:18am Thursday, August 12, 2010    By Lynne Peeples NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The larger a pregnant woman is when she checks in on delivery day, the greater her risk of having a cesarean section, suggests a large new study. Nearly one of every ... Read on »
Vaginal Delivery May Be OK After C-Section by Medline Plus Posted Wed 21 Jul 2010 2:00pm Many women should be offered a 'trial of labor,' new guidelines say Wednesday, July 21, 2010 WEDNESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Many women who've had a Cesarean section may be candidates for vaginal birth in future pregnancies, say new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynec ... Read on »
Elective Repeat C-Sections: Damned If You Do, Dammned If You Don't by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:59pm All week we've been hearing that babies born via elective, repeat c-sections before 39 weeks face roughly double the health risks such as respiratory distress. Okay, fine. But if you're like me, and have been around the parenting corner a few times, especially the last decade, then you're probably remembering all the bad press about VBAC deliver ... Read on »