Moreover, the difference in mortality rates between cesarean section
and vaginal birth is almost certainly larger than it appears.
First, although future fetuses have no apparent moral rights, both mother and clinician should be aware that there is an increase in mortality and morbidity for fetus and mother with each repeat cesarean section
Areej Taher, the National Professional Officer of Maternal and Reproductive Health at the World Health Organization (WHO), said that no accurate statistics are available regarding the number of cesarean sections
performed each year in Yemen.
According to the results of this analysis, the odds for choosing cesarean section
in women under 20 years of age was 95% CI: 0.
Norwegian Midwives and Doctors Have Increased Cesarean Section
All the clients were determined to undergo elective cesarean section
without any medical indication.
The rate of cesarean section
differs in different gestational weeks," noted Rasmussen.
But, the NIH panel found only weak evidence connecting these problems to either vaginal or elective cesarean section
The study also found that the women who had fear but no counseling had a higher rate of emergency cesarean section
and a more negative overall view of their childbirth experience.
While the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) supports a woman's right to an elective cesarean section
, there's still no clear evidence regarding its potential benefits compared to its risks.
An alternative approach would minimize the physical risks to the woman by avoiding cesarean section
, permitting the pregnancy to continue until labor begins spontaneously.
They concluded that there was not enough evidence to evaluate policy, and also stated that 'there was no convincing evidence that cesarean section
delivery was of benefit to the infant in this situation'.