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What does ECS stand for?

ECS stands for Elective Caesarean Section (also seen as ELCS; obstetrics)

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Andy Lawrence's film With Woman follows the story of two deliveries, one an elective caesarean section and the other a home birth, and is interesting both as a depiction of two very different experiences of birth, and as an exploration of the role of fathers in the process - an ongoing issue in western culture.
Carrying out elective caesarean sections at greater gestational ages may, however, result in higher rates of intrapartum caesarean sections because some women would go into spontaneous labour (in our population, 25% of spontaneous intended vaginal deliveries started before 39 weeks' gestation)," wrote Anne Kirkeby Hansen of the Aarhus (Denmark) University Hospital and associates.