What Is C-Section?

What Is C-Section?

Nowadays, C-Section, which is commonly known as Caesarean Procedure is increasingly turning out to be the procedure for delivery of baby these days. However, this procedure should be performed only when the baby cannot be delivered vaginally. In the United States, reports state that one in three babies is delivered by this method. Now, let us get into some details about this method.

Who needs a Caesarean?

In most of the cases, it is done as an emergency procedure, while it is rarely planned. Here are some of the common reasons, while gynaecologists choose this procedure:

• When multiple babies are to be delivered

• When the mom has high blood pressure

• When there are some problems in umbilical cord or placenta

• Failure in the labor progression

• Problems with the shape of pelvis or uterus

• Baby is in a position that can contribute towards unsafe delivery like in breech position.

• When the baby shows some signs of distress like high heart beat

• When the baby has health issues that can make normal delivery risky

• When the mom has herpes or HIV infection that can affect the baby.

What happens during the caesarean procedure?

The mom will be given a general anaesthesia and when the procedure is planned in advance, there will be local anaesthesia like a spinal block or an epidural shot that will numb the body from the chest down. During this procedure, a catheter will be placed in the urethra of the mother for removal of urine. When it is local anaesthesia, the mom will be able to feel some tugging or pulling, when the baby is lifted from the uterus.

There will be two incisions made in the body of the mom, wherein the first is a transverse incision, which will be made above six inches long low on the abdomen. This incision will cut through the muscle, fat and skin, while the second incision will be made in such a way that the uterus can be wide open to take the baby out. Once the baby is removed from the uterus, the placenta will be removed before the incisions are stitched by the doctor.

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Nowadays, C-Section, which is commonly known as Caesarean Procedure is increasingly turning out to be the procedure for delivery of baby these days. However, this procedure should be performed only when the baby cannot be delivered vaginally. In the United States, reports state that one in three babies is delivered by this method. Now, let us get into some details about this method.

There will be two incisions made in the body of the mom, wherein the first is a transverse incision, which will be made above six inches long low on the abdomen. This incision will cut through the muscle, fat and skin, while the second incision will be made in such a way that the uterus can be wide open to take the baby out. Once the baby is removed from the uterus, the placenta will be removed before the incisions are stitched by the doctor. Once the operation is completed, fluid will be suctioned out of the baby via nose and mouth. The mom will be in a position to hold the baby shortly after delivery and then she will be moved to the recovery room and catheter will be removed soon thereafter.

Recovery:

In the case of childbirth under caesarean method, most hospitals recommend a stay in the hospital for about 3-5 nights. Initially, the mom will have difficulty and pain during movement. However, pain medication will be given initially via IV and then orally. Also, the physical movement will be restricted for about 4-6 weeks after the procedure.

Complications:

Like other surgical procedures, there are some complications associated with this procedure as well. Some of them include bladder/bowel injuries, blood clots, infections, bleeding and there are chances of reactions to anaesthesia medications as well.

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0 # Rohan 2018-06-22
Hii, I am from Changlang, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-06-23
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Changlang .
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0 # Rohan 2018-06-14
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in Faizabad ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-06-15
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-J P Memorial Hospital Eye Care and Maternity Centre.
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0 # Aayush 2018-06-07
Hello, I am from Jamui, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-06-08
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Jamui.
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0 # Aarush 2018-05-24
Hello I am from Nizamabad, My neighbour has been feeling redness and burning in urethral organs, can it be a disease, should she visit gynec?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-05-25
It can be a simple infection also and a disease also, If after the examination, the presence of gram negative bacteria is seen ,gonorrhoea infection can be thought of, she should visit good women's specialist- find list of Gynecologist in Nizamabad
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0 # Harikiran 2018-05-24
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Neemuch?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-05-25
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Neemuch .
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0 # Rohan 2018-04-19
Hello, I am from Kohima, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-04-20
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Kohima.
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0 # Aarav Older than three months
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Rewari?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Rewari .
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Purnia?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Purnia.
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
Hii, I am from Sant Kabir Nagar, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Sant Kabir Nagar, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
Hii, I am from Trichy, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Trichy
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