Advantages of Vaginal Delivery

  title={Advantages of Vaginal Delivery},
  author={Catalin S. Buhimschi and Irina Alexandra Buhimschi},
  journal={Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology},
Despite an impressive amount of effort and extensive research, our knowledge of parturition remains limited. Scientists have exhaustively investigated ‘‘the timing of birth’’; yet, we still have a limited understanding of the biologic mechanisms that control the events initiating delivery, and consequently, we lack tools to prevent these mechanisms from acting inappropriately. A multitude of factors and structures are involved; the uterus, the cervix, the placenta, and the fetus must all act in… Expand
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