Cesarean Section

Cesarean Section is a procedure where the baby is delivered through an abdominal incision. Also called cesarean delivery or cesarean birth.

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Scientists explore triggers associated with transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Scientists explore triggers associated with transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Study investigates COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy

Study investigates COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy

Study shows how a non-opioid approach successfully manages women's pain after C-section

Study shows how a non-opioid approach successfully manages women's pain after C-section

Protocols and practices that support breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic

Protocols and practices that support breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 diagnosis in pregnancy and the postnatal period: Study

COVID-19 diagnosis in pregnancy and the postnatal period: Study

Persistent problem: High C-section rates plague the South

Persistent problem: High C-section rates plague the South

Study evaluates monoclonal antibody treatment for pregnant COVID-19 patients

Study evaluates monoclonal antibody treatment for pregnant COVID-19 patients

Why pregnant people were left behind while vaccines moved at ‘warp speed’ to help the masses

Why pregnant people were left behind while vaccines moved at ‘warp speed’ to help the masses

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women on maternal and perinatal outcomes

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women on maternal and perinatal outcomes

Stomach emptying is slower during labor but faster in women who receive an epidural analgesia

Stomach emptying is slower during labor but faster in women who receive an epidural analgesia

COVID-19 pandemic-induced changes have a wide-ranging impact on maternity care

COVID-19 pandemic-induced changes have a wide-ranging impact on maternity care

Study: Babies born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery should not need antibiotics at birth

Study: Babies born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery should not need antibiotics at birth

Maternal morbidities and outcomes in pregnant women with COVID-19

Maternal morbidities and outcomes in pregnant women with COVID-19

COVID-19 in pregnant women linked to complications in pregnancy and birth

COVID-19 in pregnant women linked to complications in pregnancy and birth

Pregnancy outcomes during the Jordanian COVID-19 national lockdown

Pregnancy outcomes during the Jordanian COVID-19 national lockdown

How low can they go? Rural hospitals weigh keeping obstetric units when births decline

How low can they go? Rural hospitals weigh keeping obstetric units when births decline

Study finds benefits of COVID vaccination in pregnancy outweighs risks

Study finds benefits of COVID vaccination in pregnancy outweighs risks

How billing turns a routine birth into a high-cost emergency

How billing turns a routine birth into a high-cost emergency

Depression, anxiety in pregnant women may increase the likelihood of cesarean deliveries

Depression, anxiety in pregnant women may increase the likelihood of cesarean deliveries

Study explores the likelihood of inappropriate decisions by physicians during delivery

Study explores the likelihood of inappropriate decisions by physicians during delivery