Cesarean Deliveries

Klotter, Jule
November 2006
Townsend Letter;Nov2006, Issue 280, p34
The article provides information about cesarean deliveries. To date, the number of cesarean deliveries in the U.S. has increased from 5.5 to 29.1 percent from 1970 to 2004 despite the advantages of vaginal delivery, which usually requires less medical intervention, has faster recovery rate, and greater maternal-child bonding. Nevertheless, cesarean has several complications, which include infection and hemorrhage .


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