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004% in women who underwent elective repeat cesarean section.
1) When compared with infants delivered by elective repeat cesarean section at 39 weeks' gestation, infants delivered at 37 weeks' and 38 weeks' gestation are at increased risk for a range of adverse outcomes, including death, respiratory complications and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit (odds ratios, 1.
For the study, the researchers examined 13,258 women who had elective repeat cesarean sections at the 19 centers of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network from 1999 through 2002.
While 13,706 women (55%) attempted VBAC, 11,299 (45%) had an elective repeat cesarean section.
She would also want to know that elective repeat cesarean section carries an increased risk of death for her.
Women who chose elective repeat cesarean section and those who failed vaginal birth after cesarean were at similar risk for major operative bladder and bowel injuries in a large retrospective cohort study.
Maternal outcomes are better when obese women undergo elective repeat cesarean section instead of a trial of labor, results of a retrospective study suggest.