{"status":300,"success":true,"article":{"company_name":"Dr. Sahana K P","company_url":"Wipra-Clinic-for-Womens-Health-17","articleId":718,"id":718,"creator_id":51484,"title":"Caesarean section","content":"<\/title><\/head><body><p><strong>Caesarean section<\/strong>, also known as <strong>C-section<\/strong> and other terminologies, is a surgical procedure where one or more incisions are made through a mother's intact <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Abdomen\" title=\"Abdomen\">abdomen<\/a> and <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Uterus\" title=\"Uterus\">uterus<\/a> to deliver one or more <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Infant\" title=\"Infant\">babies<\/a>.<\/p><p><img class=\"fr-dib fr-draggable\" src=\"https:\/\/www.medikoe.com\/public\/social\/upload\/04e330ac8cf29324c7f60d90a36deae2d90150d4.jpg\" style=\"width: 300px;\"><\/p><p>The first modern Caesarean section was performed by German gynecologist <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Ferdinand_Adolf_Kehrer\" title=\"Ferdinand Adolf Kehrer\">Ferdinand Adolf Kehrer<\/a> in 1881. The typical method for performing a Caesarean section is the <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Pfannenstiel_incision\" title=\"Pfannenstiel incision\">Pfannenstiel incision<\/a> named after <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Hermann_Johannes_Pfannenstiel\" title=\"Hermann Johannes Pfannenstiel\">Hermann Johannes Pfannenstiel<\/a>.<\/p><p>A Caesarean section is often performed when a <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Vaginal_delivery\" title=\"Vaginal delivery\">vaginal delivery<\/a> would put the baby's or mother's life or health at risk. Some are also <a href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Caesarean_delivery_on_maternal_request\" title=\"Caesarean delivery on maternal request\">performed upon the patient’s request<\/a> even in the absence of a medical indication. The World Health Organization however recommends that they should be done based only on medical need.<\/p><p>The maternal and fetal outcomes that occur with C-sections, differ from those that occur with vaginal delivery. Established guidelines recommend that caesarean sections not be performed before 39 weeks unless medically indicated.<\/p><p>In 2012, about 23 million C-sections were done globally. In some countries, C-section procedures are used more frequently than necessary. Consequently, governments and health organizations promote programs to reduce the use of C-section in favour of vaginal delivery.<\/p><p><img class=\"fr-dib fr-draggable\" src=\"https:\/\/www.medikoe.com\/public\/social\/upload\/fa830b5ee8368b192475946d2209ef497f52a708.jpg\" style=\"width: 300px;\"><\/p><p>The International healthcare community has considered the rate of 10% and 15% to be ideal for caesarean sections. Some evidence supports that a higher rate of 19% may result in better outcomes.<\/p><\/body><\/html>","created_at":"2017-02-09 12:03:07","updated_at":"2019-01-15 13:51:28","topic":"Caesarean section, Pregnancy, Pre Pregnancy Care, Post Pregnancy Care, Body Composition, Nutrition, Health care, Exercise, Physical Activities, Yoga, breast feeding","url":"Caesarean-section-718","status":0,"view_count":419,"old_url":"caesarean-section"}}