Caesarean section

Caesarean section

Caesarean section closure

Posted by Dr Gary Sykes on - Caesarean section
Caesarean section closure

A patient at her postnatal visit today complimented me on how much better her Caesarean section delivery experience had been with me. I had not looked after her in her previous pregnancy. She also said she had much less postoperative pain, needed fewer painkillers, was mobile much quicker and felt so much better. While there […]

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Am I more likely to have a Caesarean section if I have an epidural for my labour?

Posted by Dr Gary Sykes on - Caesarean section

There is no reason why an epidural will increase the likelihood of a Caesarean section delivery. The most common indications for emergency Caesarean section delivery in labour are lack of progress in labour (cephalo-pelvic disproportion or the baby is too big for the birth canal) and foetal distress in labour. Sometimes there can be a […]

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