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Cesarean delivery tied to clinical deterioration in SARS-CoV-2

Cesarean delivery tied to clinical deterioration in SARS-CoV-2

Cesarean delivery tied to clinical deterioration in SARS-CoV-2 Cesarean delivery tied to clinical deterioration in SARS-CoV-2 (HealthDay)—Cesarean birth is associated with clinical deterioration in women with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and with an increased risk for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admission, according to a research letter …

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    Labor after previous cesarean should be considered

    Labor after previous cesarean should be considered 1

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Labor after Cesarean may be successful in over 90% of cases and thus may be considered a reasonable option for both mother and child, a study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth suggests. When given detailed information on the risks and benefits associated with the different …

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      US birth weights drop due to rise in cesarean births, inductions

      US birth weights drop due to rise in cesarean births, inductions 2

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain U.S. birth weights have fallen significantly in recent decades due to soaring rates of cesarean deliveries and inductions which have shortened the average pregnancy by about a week, new CU Boulder research shows. “Our data indicate that there has been a dramatic shift in birth timing …

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        Cesarean rates no higher for diabetes patients induced in 38th week

        Cesarean rates no higher for diabetes patients induced in 38th week 3

        (HealthDay)—In women with prepregnancy type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (PDM), induction of labor (IOL) is not associated with increased cesarean section rates compared with expectant management beyond 39 weeks, but it is associated with certain neonatal adverse outcomes, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in BMJ Open …

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          Opioids often prescribed after cesarean delivery even when not needed

          Opioids often prescribed after cesarean delivery even when not needed 4

          Nearly 90% of women who did not use opioids in the hospital after cesarean delivery were nonetheless discharged with a prescription for opioids, according to a study presented at the Anesthesiology 2019 annual meeting. A related study showed opioid prescribing upon discharge remained high, even after improvements were made to …

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            Outcomes of birth options after a previous cesarean section

            Outcomes of birth options after a previous cesarean section 5

            Credit: CC0 Public Domain A large cohort study of women who have had one or more previous cesarean sections suggests that attempting a vaginal birth in a subsequent pregnancy is associated with higher health risks to both the mother and the infant than electing for another cesarean. The research, published …

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              Reducing exposure to opioids after cesarean delivery

              Reducing exposure to opioids after cesarean delivery 6

              An effort to improve the scheduled cesarean section delivery experience found that changes to preoperative and postoperative processes can lead to reductions in opioid use without increased pain and with faster recovery, according to research from Kaiser Permanente published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. The study compared 4,689 women …

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