vaginal birth

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Noun1.vaginal birth - the parturition process in human beingsvaginal birth - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
active birth - childbirth during which the mother is encouraged to be an active participant
alternative birth, alternative birthing - a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
natural childbirth - labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process; "natural childbirth is considered the safest for the baby"
birthing, giving birth, parturition, birth - the process of giving birth
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The study, published in May, was the result of a large UK study in which women were given antibiotics after an assisted vaginal birth to prevent infection.
According to Eigenmann, she is maintaining her health to give birth via vaginal birth after c-section (VBAC), as stated on her Instagram account yesterday, June 29.
"This isn't about preferring vaginal birth or C-section, it is about understanding what information women want.
"When creating an economic model comparing planned Caesarean birth to vaginal birth, it is essential these costs are included."
(9) The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) created a Toolkit to Support Vaginal Birth and Reduce Primary Cesareans (Toolkit) and began its quality improvement initiative (Cesarean Collaborative) in May 2016.
They say this is mainly owing to breech position of the baby, and hence vaginal birth is not recommended as it could harm the baby.
4 MYTH: Caesarean births are always traumatic REALITY: A planned caesarean hasn't been shown to increase the likelihood of postnatal depression or post-traumatic stress disorder compared to a planned vaginal birth, stresses Clare.
Patients' distribution according to fistula diameter, localization, and etiology Patient Age Diameter (cm) Localization Etiology 1 24 1.5 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 2 23 1.7 Trigonal Vaginal Birth 3 31 2 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 4 34 3 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 5 32 2.4 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 6 27 2.2 Trigonal Vaginal Birth 7 41 2.8 Supratrigonal Vaginal Hysterectomy 8 26 2 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 9 26 2 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 10 30 2 Trigonal Vaginal Birth 11 28 2.5 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 12 34 2.6 Trigonal Vaginal Birth 13 23 1.8 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth 14 20 1.5 Supratrigonal Vaginal Birth Table 2.
It takes longer to recover from a C-section, compared to vaginal birth, and the surgery may increase the risk of problems with vaginal birth in future pregnancies.
Mariana Widmer, from the World Health Organization in Geneva, and colleagues enrolled women across 23 sites in 10 countries in a non-inferiority trial comparing intramuscular injections of heat-stable carbetocin with oxytocin administered immediately after vaginal birth. A total of 29,645 women were randomized.