TITLE

The risks associated with the relentless rise in caesarean births

AUTHOR(S)
Gaskin, Ina May
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
British Journal of Midwifery;Dec2011, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p820
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the risks associated with the increase in cesarean births in many countries around the world. She reflects on her experience of visiting several hospitals in Brazil to measure the cesarean rate in the country. She identifies the causes of the maternal deaths associated with cesarean, including hemorrhage, pulmonary embolism and placenta previa/accreta.
ACCESSION #
70198809

 

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