Scheduling a Cesarean Birth
When a cesarean section is necessary to evaluate the risks and benefits with your doctor, from all indications of the intervention, as mentioned above, the risks and benefits of caesarean section compared with vaginal delivery. In any case, a cesarean may be performed only as a result of an informed consent from the mother.
Gynecologists recommend caesarean section when vaginal delivery might be risky for the child or the mother, for example:
prolonged complicated labor: abnormal pelvis, maternal exhaustion, uterine malformations, abnormal fetal position, asynclitism, hydrocephalus, pelvis too narrow.
apparent fetal distress
apparent maternal distress
complications such as pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
misplacement of the baby (head up instead of towards the pelvis)
failed induction of labor
very large baby (macrosomia)
placenta or placenta previa low
evidence of intrauterine infection
perineal healing problems
However, different experts may differ in their views on the recommendation of cesarean section.
Do not forget to deliver much information as possible to the mother, not just surgery, but anesthesia and the potential impact it could have on successive deliveries, although natural birth after cesarean are not uncommon. C-sections that are performed today, usually practiced with a horizontal incision along the path of the muscle fibers., So that the uterus maintains its integrity and be able to resist the strong contractions of future childbirth.
If in doubt, it is the mother always talk with your doctor. This, if possible, should be done in a planned, in order to reflect on what to do. Currently allows the parent to be present at the operation in order to support and share the experience with your partner.