C-Section Risks For Mother & Baby

C-Section can bring some risks for the mother, such as infection, postpartum hemorrhage, reactions to anesthesia, blood clots, wound infection, surgical injury and increased risks during future pregnancies About the baby, Dr. Anna Suarez Davis, Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Baptist Hospital of Miami, says babies born by schedule C-section are more likely to develop a breathing problem marked by abnormally fast breathing during the first few days after birth, and also accidental nicks to the baby's skin can occur during surgery.

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