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A cesarean section.


(sɪˈzɛər i ən)

1. (sometimes cap.) Also called cesar′ean sec`tion. an operation by which a fetus is taken from the uterus by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus.
2. (sometimes cap.) of or pertaining to a cesarean.
Also, caesarean , ce•sar′i•an.
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Noun1.C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
hysterotomy - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)


V. cesarean section.
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The caesarean section rate has increased all over the world over the years and currently nearly one in four women have a caesarean section in the UK, which is still much lower than C-section rates in southern Europe.
AKEL MP Stella Misiaouli attributed the trend in C-section births "to a lack of information and a mentality which exists in pregnant women.
C-section rates have risen steadily over the past two decades such that nearly one in three American babies now enters this world through a surgical incision.
The research, published online in the journal Gut, found c-section infants had lower levels of the major group of gut bacteria associated with good gut health, Bacteroidetes phylum, as well as chemicals that help curb allergic responses.
They also determined if the women who had a C-section had experienced labor or not.
She says: "Our study, which followed babies from the prenatal period forward, showed that infants born by C-section, if exposed to common environmental allergens (dust mites, dogs, cats and cockroaches), were more likely to become sensitised to those allergens by two years of age.
Women with a pre-pregnancy BMI of 40 or more had the strongest risk of C-section and increased risk of vacuum extraction delivery.
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8%) 0 * >3500 TABLE--2 Follow up C-section Vaginal RR 95%CI p 1-2 years n=90 n=45 for RR value Infant Morbidity 86(93.
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Rate of C-section is increasing worldwide even in USA it increased from 20.