Operative vaginal delivery
and neonatal and infant adverse outcomes: population-based retrospective analysis.
For example, maternal hemorrhage, which is one of the moderate quality evidence variables, is noted to be more frequent with a combination of planned vaginal delivery
and unplanned cesarean delivery than with planned cesarean delivery.
Out of the 192 women who planned to get pregnant again, only 5% of women who had a vaginal delivery
reported difficulty conceiving compared with 19% of those who had a Caesarean.
San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon - Caesarean Section, Colon Surgery and Vaginal Delivery
Data source: A cohort study of women who underwent vaginal delivery
at 510 U.
Attempted vaginal delivery
was compared to planned caesarean delivery.
We argue that even when a normal vaginal delivery
is anticipated, the practitioner is obliged to discuss the alternative of CS with the woman.
Cesarean delivery on maternal request "may be a reasonable alternative" to planned vaginal delivery
, after thorough discussion with the patient, the panel of 18 experts said in a draft state-of-the-science report.
1) The average blood loss for a vaginal delivery
is approximately 500 mL, a calculation determined in an investigation using chromium-labeled red blood cells in 1962.
Experts list a number of reasons for the rising Caesarean rate, including fear of malpractice suits and the reluctance by doctors to use forceps or vacuum extraction if vaginal delivery
The woman had been born via a normal vaginal delivery
without the use of forceps, and she had no congenital disorders.
Now, roughly 60 percent of women in the United States whose first baby is born by cesarean shun that route the second time, opting instead to go into labor to attempt a vaginal delivery