Caesarean section for non-medical reasons at term.

  title={Caesarean section for non-medical reasons at term.},
  author={Tina Lavender and George Justus Hofmeyr and James P. Neilson and Carol Kingdon and G M L Gyte},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Caesarean section rates are progressively rising in many parts of the world. One suggested reason is increasing requests by women for caesarean section in the absence of clear medical indications, such as placenta praevia, HIV infection, contracted pelvis and, arguably, breech presentation or previous caesarean section. The reported benefits of… CONTINUE READING