Caesarian

Reasons/Indications for C-section

  • First pregnancy- most commonly due to
    • Failure to progress
    • Foetal distress
    • Breech
  • Second pregnancy- most commonly due to
    • Previous c-section
  • Other
    • Elective (39 weeks)
      • Placenta praevia
      • Breech/other malpresentation
      • Twins where the first twin in non-cephalic
      • Previous pelvic surgery
      • Maternal infection
    • Emergency
      • Cord Prolapse
      • Failure to progress
      • Foetal distress during the first stage of labour
      • Ante-partum haemorrhage (abruption or placenta praevia)
      • Transverse lie at labour

 

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