Consequences of caesarean section

Possible consequences of caesarean section for the child and mother

Mothers who consciously and voluntarily take the risk of Caesarean section do not realize that the consequences of this can be different. The operation can adversely affect the health of both the baby himself and his mother. In children who were born from under the scalpel, the adaptation reaction is often disrupted, food allergy, pathology of the nervous and respiratory systems, weakened immunity are also encountered.

Doctors often discourage women in labor from Caesarean section. They say that during the operation the child, like her mother, falls asleep, all important vital processes of the baby slow down.

But not everything is as terrible as it is thought and said. First, you need to know what constitutes a caesarean section. In the scientific literature, this is described as follows: cesarean section is an operative delivery, a cavitary operation. The child is removed through the incision of the abdominal wall of the uterus.

Originally caesarean section was used only in extreme cases. One of these could be the mother's inability to give birth to a child, which threatens the life of a woman or a baby.

A caesarean section operation can be planned. About this need, the future mother will find out in advance and can prepare. But sometimes everything happens urgently.

  • A large fetus (the estimated weight of the child is more than 4 kg),
  • transverse position of the fetus;
  • fetal hypotrophy;
  • premature detachment of the normally located placenta;
  • placenta previa;
  • the narrow pelvis of the mother;
  • deformation of the pelvic bones;
  • divergence of pubic bone;
  • malformations of the vagina, uterus;
  • myoma of the uterus;
  • exacerbation of genital herpes;
  • diseases of the nervous system;
  • diseases of the cardiovascular system;
  • serious problems with the eyes, eyesight;
  • severe gestosis;
  • Oncology;
  • rupture of the perineum in previous births;
  • the inconsistency of the scar on the uterus after cesarean section, etc.

But what can contribute to the delivery of an emergency cesarean section?

If the mother has a weakness in labor, discoordination of labor, a clinically narrow pelvis (that is, a large difference between the pelvis of the mother and the fetus), acute fetal hypoxia, abruption of the low or normal placenta, improper insertion head of the fetus, prolapse of the umbilical cord loops, premature rupture of amniotic fluid and other disorders and pathologies, doctors can decide to conduct an emergency cesarean section.

On average, the operation lasts about half an hour. Even with cesarean section, a father can be present, provided there is an agreement with the doctor. Now most often used epidural anesthesia, rather than general anesthesia. Threads are used, which subsequently dissolve themselves.

Raise for the first time allowed after 6 hours after the operation. After 12 hours or 24 hours later, the woman is transferred to a regular ward.

Anesthesia is carried out for 2-3 days. On the first 1, 5-2 hours on the stomach put a bubble with ice.

Assign drugs for contraction of the uterus and normalization of the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. A course of antibiotics is being conducted.

The first day allowed mineral water without gas. The second day - a light broth, tea, a liquid oat broth. On the third day a woman can begin to adhere to the nourishment for breastfeeding.

On the 5th day after cesarean section, ultrasound is performed.

A woman is prescribed for 6-7 days after the operation.

You can only take a shower at home. Baths - no earlier than 1, 5 months.

The customs clearance is allowed after 2 months.

Sexual contacts are usually resolved after 6 weeks, but it is better to first visit a doctor.

Planning for the next pregnancy is recommended no earlier than 2 years after cesarean section.

Cesarean section consequences: for the mother

Certain risks and consequences are associated with the caesarean section:

  1. 1/3 of women after cesarean section have operating complications.
  2. The risk of infections of internal organs (uterus and neighboring organs).
  3. The danger of great blood loss with the need for blood transfusion.
  4. Unexpected body reactions to anesthesia (for example, rapid pressure drop).
  5. The weakening of the intestine.
  6. Restoration, even with a successful postoperative course, is slower than after a natural birth.
  7. Allocations, small bleedings will last 4-6 weeks after surgery.
  8. Sore tenderness can persist for several weeks after surgery.
  9. Pain in the abdominal cavity may be observed, especially in nursing.
  10. More difficulties with breastfeeding, especially Unexpected reactions of the body to anesthesia (for example, rapid pressure drop).
  11. The weakening of the intestine.
  12. Restoration, even with a successful postoperative course, is slower than after a natural birth.
  13. Allocations, small bleedings will last 4-6 weeks after surgery.
  14. Sore tenderness can persist for several weeks after surgery.
  15. Pain in the abdominal cavity may be observed, especially in nursing.
  16. More difficulties with breastfeeding, especially Unexpected reactions of the body to anesthesia (for example, rapid pressure drop).
  17. The weakening of the intestine.
  18. Restoration, even with a successful postoperative course, is slower than after a natural birth.
  19. Allocations, small bleedings will last 4-6 weeks after surgery.
  20. Sore tenderness can persist for several weeks after surgery.
  21. Pain in the abdominal cavity may be observed, especially in nursing.
  22. More difficulties with breastfeeding, especially Restoration even with a successful postoperative course is slower than after natural birth.
  23. Allocations, small bleedings will last 4-6 weeks after surgery.
  24. Sore tenderness can persist for several weeks after surgery.
  25. Pain in the abdominal cavity may be observed, especially in nursing.
  26. More difficulties with breastfeeding, especially Restoration even with a successful postoperative course is slower than after natural birth.
  27. Allocations, small bleedings will last 4-6 weeks after surgery.
  28. Sore tenderness can persist for several weeks after surgery.
  29. Pain in the abdominal cavity may be observed, especially in nursing.
  30. More difficulties with breastfeeding, especiallywith a planned cesarean section.
  31. The connection between mother and child, their union is considered less powerful than after natural birth, especially after general anesthesia.
  32. The following births, with rare exceptions, are usually also performed with caesarean section.
  33. In rare cases, additional operations are required.
  34. The risk of mortality in cesarean section is increased by 4 times.

Cesarean section consequences: for a child

Cesarean section does not go unnoticed for a baby:

  1. Delivery with a planned cesarean section is possible to call premature, since it is usually planned at 37 or 38 weeks - the baby is born prematurely;
  2. Absence of a natural start of the internal systems of vital activity of the baby;
  3. 29% of newborn Caesarea children have various diseases (infectious diseases, jaundice, respiratory pathology, metabolic disorders, stress);
  4. A planned cesarean section increases the risk of developing asthma in a child by 40%, and an emergency cesarean section by 60%;
  5. Respiratory tachypnea disorders in Caesarean occur at 7, 2% more often than in those born in natural childbirth (the first days an incubator may be needed);
  6. Violation of the formation of the basic perinatal matrices of the child, especially in the planned cesarean section (there is no active reaction to stress, fighting, waiting for help from outside; there is no union stamp with the mother in these situations; there will be difficulties in separation from parents in the future);
  7. The development of Caesarean children is usually slower than children born naturally;
  8. The appearance of the stillborn child is increased by 2 times with a repeat cesarean section.

If the kind of your births depends on your desires, first think about whether it is worth it to risk your health and your child's health. But in the case of testimony to Caesarean section opposite: do not worry. The choice of the method of rhizo-resolution, conditioned by medical indications, is carried out exclusively in favor of mother and child.

In the end, very much always depends on our mood and mood: unnecessary excitement to anything, and calmness and confidence in well-being will be very welcome!

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