Epidural given in early labor may not lead to caesarian birth
In a research conducted by Northwestern University about the effects of epidural pain relief on caesarian
delivery, it was noted// that epidural analgesic given at the early stages of labor does not increase the incidence of caesarian
728 pregnant ladies in their final term were observ...
Major Milestone Reached in Global Maternal Health
...bility and death by at least 20 percent. Complementing that with skilled attendance at all births and improving access to emergency obstetric care and caesarian
section could make fistula as rare as it is in the industrialized world. USAID and its partners include strong prevention efforts in their programs, e...
Fetal surgeon shows for first time that laser procedure may treat vasa previa
...ery 2,000 to 5,000 pregnancies. Despite advances in medical technology, the condition often goes undetected until it is too late and then an emergency caesarian
section and aggressive resuscitation is required to save the baby. Vasa previa has a high death rate if its not caught before labor, because many babi...
'Alarming Rise in Caesarean Births a Cause of Concern'
...National Maternity Hospital, which is one of the largest maternity hospitals in Europe.
Speaking at a seminar in New Delhi, he said that in India caesarian
births were assuming alarming dimensions. Expectant mothers were at risk when they underwent this procedure, he stressed.
"In India it has been e...
C Section On The Rise In Obese Women
... According to the annual Compendium of Health Statistics published by the Office of Health Economics (OHE), more and more obese// women deliver by caesarian
method. This is costing the NHS twice as much as the normal delivery.
From a 16.6% in 1995, the deliveries by C section have increased to 23.2%....
The Long Term Effects on Women Born With a Low Birth Weight
... be the reason behind kidney damage. It is the cause of death of nearly 600 babies and six mothers in Britain annually. The only treatment option is a caesarian
Mothers Opting for C-Sections- Be Warned
... Mother Nature may be smiling. Researchers have given their opinion- Nature’s way is far superior to pre-planned caesarian
operations//, those decided solely upon by the mother, in spite of it being unnecessary.
According to their results published in the Canadian Med...
'Ire' of Irish Moms pained over maternity services in Ireland.
...unnecessary or uncalled for.
Many reported that it was unnerving to go through the motions of labor often induced or speeded up and the likelihood of caesarian
section often followed by an early discharge from hospital in the absence of any major medical complication.
Professor Cecily Begley, director o...
Does C-Section Stand for ‘Concern’? Study Reveals One in Hundred Babies ‘Hut’
...99 and 2000. The analysis revealed that the rate of injury hovered around 1.1 percent and the risk of injury hinged on the main reason that prompted a caesarian
Delivery through the birth canal with the assistance of forceps or vacuum contributed to the highest rate of fetal injury, while elect...
Indonesian Siamese Twins With Three Legs In Stable Condition
...ed to take any action yet," he said, adding that in medical terms the girls are thoraco abdominal Siamese twins.
The babies were born Thursday by caesarian
section, weighing 3.75 kilograms. The babies have two heads, one heart, two lungs, three legs and three arms.