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caesarean

kay suh reen

  • n  the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
  • a  relating to abdominal delivery
  • a  of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar

  • But a combination of having watched traumatic vaginal deliveries in medical school and hearing about her mother's difficult emergency caesarean experience after trying to deliver .
  • After giving birth vaginally, by caesarean and then vaginally again, I nearly lost consciousness reading "Womb Service.
  • On March 10 she had a normal baby boy by caesarean.
News & Articles

  • Ireland's first set of sextuplet babies are born
    Baby history is made: Ireland’s first set of sextuplets was brought into the world this morning. A woman from Northern Ireland gave birth to her six babies via caesarean section at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Well: Rate of Early C-Sections Has Slowed, Study Finds
    In a trend that public health officials call encouraging, fewer women are undergoing early-term Caesarean deliveries. The rate of C-sections overall, which had risen steeply since the mid-1990s, leveled out at 31 percent from 2009 to 2011.        
    June 27, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Edith Bowman in Scotsman
    Bowman said: "I need these extra scans early in the pregnancy and I'll have to have a Caesarean because no-one, including my own heart specialist, sees the point in putting my heart through unnecessary stress. Childbirth risks causing deterioration...
  • Angie Harmon in FOXNews
    At the shoot, "The hardest part was when the robe came off and I was like, 'And now I'm: naked,'" Harmon says. "You wonder if they can see your Caesarean scar."
  • Gideon Koren in CBC.ca
    With nearly half of all infants in North America being delivered by caesarean section or after episiotomy, there is clearly a requirement for pain relief for mothers,said Dr. Gideon Koren, director of the Motherisk program at Sick Kids, and...

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