Are there "unnecessary" cesarean sections? Perceptions of women and obstetricians about cesarean sections for nonclinical indications.

@article{Weaver2007AreT,
  title={Are there "unnecessary" cesarean sections? Perceptions of women and obstetricians about cesarean sections for nonclinical indications.},
  author={Jane Jennifer Weaver and Helen E Statham and Martin Richards},
  journal={Birth},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={32-41}
}
BACKGROUND The belief that many women demand cesarean sections in the absence of clinical indications appears to be pervasive. The aim of this study was to examine whether, and in what context, maternal requests for cesarean section are made. METHODS Quantitative and qualitative methods were used. The overall study comprised 4 substudies: 23 multiparous and 41 primiparous pregnant women were asked to complete diaries recording events related to birth planning and expectations; 44 women who… CONTINUE READING

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