Search Resources (English): Caesarean birth

Results 1 - 10 of 15

Results

The risks of cesarean delivery to mother and baby

Lists the hazards of elective repeat caesarean section for the baby and the long-term adverse consequences for the woman's future reproductive life.

Best practices in caesarean section fact sheet

Presents major findings of the report, "Attaining and Maintaining Best Practices in the Use of Caesarean Section."

Published: 2000
Ontairo Women's Health Council caesarean section best practices project: impact and analysis

Provides an analysis of the Ontario Women's Health Council's caesarean section best practices projects. Describes the projects, as well as explores their impacts.

Published: 2002
The promotion of vaginal birth in preference to Caesarean section in the absence of evidence-based clinical criteria  
http://www.internationalmidwives.org/Portals/5/promotion%20of%20vaginal%20delivery2002.pdf

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding vaginal births and elective caesarean sections. PDF required to read.

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
Attaining and maintaining best practices in the use of caesarean sections: an analysis of four Ontario hospitals  
www.womenshealthcouncil.com

Presents an action plan aimed at decreasing the current caesarean section rates in Ontario. Identifies 12 critical success factors for attaining and maintaining a low caesarean section rate.

 (See Details)
Published: 2000
C-section on demand: not just a matter of choice  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39509

Examines the question of caesarian section on demand, and argues that data about the effects of unnecessary C-sections is missing and/or incomplete.

 (See Details)
Published: 2004
Position statement on elective cesarean section
States that vaginal birth is clearly the safest birth for most women and babies, and that caesarean section on demand will have disastrous social and financial consequences for health.
Published: 2004
What should I know about cesarean section?  
http://www.maternitywise.org/mw/topics/cesarean/
Looks at: why a caesarean section might be recommended; research comparing risks of c-section and vaginal birth; tips for lowering risk when giving birth; and vaginal birth and c-section resources. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Should I choose VBAC or repeat c-section?  
http://www.maternitywise.org/mw/topics/vbac-cesarean/
Provides information on the issues surrounding VBAC vs. planned repeat caesarean section. Includes a review of the evidence. (See Details)
Published: 2004
3 in 10 U.S. mothers gave birth by c-section in 2004: sharp, continuing rise defies best evidence and best practice  
http://www.maternitywise.org/cesarean_response.html
Points to important health and financial costs associated with increasingly casual use of major abdominal surgery (caesarean sections) in a primarily healthy population. (See Details)
Published: 2005