Why Caesarean section is performed, what are the risks for mother and baby, says Dr. Merit Demiri-Demolli

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"Cesarean section (cesarean section) is a surgical procedure used to give birth to children through incisions in the abdomen and uterus of the mother," he said. rtv21.tv Dr. Merit Demiri-Demolli, gynecologist / obstetrician, who informed that often, the need for a cesarean delivery for the first time does not become clear until the birth begins.

"A caesarean section can be planned prematurely if you develop pregnancy complications or have had a previous caesarean section and are not thinking about a vaginal delivery after a caesarean section," she said.

Cesarean section, everything you need to know: Medicine

Gynecology has pointed out that sometimes a cesarean section is safer for the mother or baby than a vaginal birth.

According to Dr. Demiri-Demolli, the doctor may recommend a cesarean delivery if:

The birth process is not progressing

Your baby manifests suffering in the womb

Your child is in an abnormal position

Multiple pregnancy

Placental factor eg if the placenta covers the opening of the cervix (placenta previa), cesarean delivery is recommended.

Prolapsed umbilical cord

You have a health concern, such as heart or brain disease.

Myoma in the uterus that obstructs the birth canal or the baby has a condition that can cause the head to be extremely large (severe hydrocephalus).

You have had a previous cesarean birth

"Depending on the cause of the cesarean delivery and other factors, it is often possible to try a vaginal delivery after a pre-cesarean delivery. "However, in some cases, your doctor may recommend a repeat caesarean section." rtv21.tv

Vaginal birth after a cesarean section (VBAC): Medicine

Asked what are the risks of cesarean birth, or surgery, Dr. Merit Demiri-Demolli has emphasized that just like other types of major surgeries, cesarean births have risks.

According to her, the risks for the child include:

Breathing problems

Babies born with scheduled C-section are more likely to develop transient tachypnea - a breathing problem marked by abnormally rapid breathing during the first few days after birth.

Surgical Injury (Although rare, accidental incisions in the baby's skin can occur during surgery).

Risks for mothers include:

Infection - After a cesarean delivery, mothers may be at risk of developing an infection of the lining of the uterus (endometrium).

Postpartum Hemorrhage - A cesarean delivery can cause heavy bleeding during and after childbirth.

Reactions to anesthesia

Surgical injury

Gynecologist Demiri-Demolli has emphasized that after a cesarean delivery, a woman faces a higher risk of potentially serious complications in a later pregnancy than after a vaginal delivery.

"The more cesarean births you have, the higher the risk of placenta previa and a condition in which the placenta is abnormally attached to the uterine wall (placenta accreta). "The risk of the uterus opening along the line of the previous cesarean section (uterine rupture) is also higher if you try a vaginal birth after a cesarean delivery," she said.

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Asked how to prepare a woman who decides to have a caesarean section, Dr. Merit Demiri-Demolli The gynecologist / obstetrician has announced that if the cesarean section is planned in advance, the doctor may suggest talking to an anesthesiologist about any possible medical condition that would increase the risk of anesthesia complications.

"Your doctor may also recommend some blood tests before the caesarean section. These tests will give information about your blood type and your level of hemoglobin, leukocytes, etc. "These details will be useful for your healthcare team in the unlikely event that you need a blood transfusion during a caesarean section." Demiri-Demolli.

Otherwise, The director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic of the University Clinical Center of Kosovo, Jakup Ismajli, two weeks ago informed rtv21.tv that only during April 241 births were performed by cesarean section (surgery)./21Media