Rates of caesarean delivery
did not change following elimination of user fees; neonatal mortality declined by 9%, although the decrease was not statistically significant.
It is the largest to show a link between caesarean delivery
and BMI in adulthood.
The authors say they cannot be certain that caesarean delivery
causes higher body weight, as the association may be explained by other factors that weren't recorded in the data they analysed.
Snoring during pregnancy was also linked to higher rates of Caesarean delivery
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In countries where highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAA T) is used widely, the need for mandatory caesarean delivery
for HIV-positive women has been questioned.
Pregnant women who contract influenza A/H1N1v (swine flu) are at risk for obstetrical complications including foetal distress, premature delivery, emergency caesarean delivery
and foetal death, according to a report.
Research has shown mothers who have a Caesarean delivery
have more than triple the risk of needing a hysterectomy after their next pregnancy.
Since the vast majority of women with a previous Caesarean delivery
elect a repeat Caesarean delivery
, since more than 25 percent of primary Caesarean deliveries are performed before the onset of labor and since there may be increasing enthusiasm for Caesarean delivery
on maternal request, the timing of Caesarean delivery
and its effect on infant outcomes have substantial public health importance," the study authors wrote.
The rate of caesarean delivery
was lowest (16%) among women with a cervical length in the lowest quartile at mid-pregnancy.
A prospective cohort study, within the 2005 WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health, has assessed the risks and benefits associated with caesarean delivery
compared with vaginal delivery.
The government also reported that the rate of births by Caesarean delivery
continued to climb last year to a record high, despite efforts by public health authorities to bring down the number.