Having a Cesarean might seem like the easier and safer way to give birth, but it's not. Here's why it's riskier for you and your baby. When I hear women debate whether it's better to have a vaginal birth or a Cesarean section, I'm able to offer a rare perspective: I experienced both—in the same delivery.
Methods: Using a focused ethnographic approach and purposive sampling, 12 pregnant women, 10 women with childbirth experience, nine non-pregnant women, seven midwives, and seven gynecologists were selected from hospitals, healthcare centers, and clinics of Tonekabon and Chaloos, Mazandaran, Iran, during Data were collected through in-depth interviews and participant observation. Data analysis was performed using thematic analysis using MAXqda software.
He is is co-founde rand a minority share holder in A1M Pharma AB, that in turn holds patent related to prediction and treatment of preeclampsia. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Births by caesarean section are rising, worldwide.
By Joanna Myers Apr 6, Photo: iStockphoto. During my first pregnancy, I had a clear picture in my mind of what labour and delivery would look like.
I was in the hospital for three days and we tried three different drugs four different times. Courtien had also developed cholestasis, a liver condition associated with late pregnancy. Every year millions of women have the same experience; then again, millions of others have the opposite: They plan a C-section and end up doing things the old-fashioned way.
Back to Health A to Z. A caesarean is a major operation that carries a number of risks, so it's usually only done if it's the safest option for you and your baby. If there's time to plan the procedure, your midwife or doctor will discuss the benefits and risks of a caesarean compared with a vaginal birth.
Wonder if you're a good candidate for VBAC? If the benefits of VBAC outweigh the risks? The answer might be up to you.
I listened intently to the discussion between Mapaseka Mokwele and Dr. Mpume Simelane, on C-section vs vaginal delivery recently. Home with Mapaseka opened the lines for Afropolitans to share their birthing stories and the responses were alarming.
By Clare Wilson. Patient choice is an accepted part of modern medical care. But to make choices you need to be fully informed.
Caesareans can be life-saving for women experiencing complications during pregnancy and labour. Childbirth is one of the most painful experiences a human can endure. As a petite size six standing at 4ft 10in, she was nervous about the prospect of giving birth vaginally. When scans showed that her baby was in a breech position, where they are positioned feet first, she was booked in for a section at 41 weeks.