Study ties multiple C-section deliveries to higher complication risks

11/2/2012 | HealthDay News

Pregnant women who've had five or more cesarean deliveries had a greater risk of preterm delivery and maternal complications including major obstetric hemorrhage and were more likely to receive blood transfusions and be admitted to critical care units than those who had fewer C-sections, according to a study of 269 women. The findings were published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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