Cesarean section in Shanghai: women’s or healthcare provider’s preferences?

  title={Cesarean section in Shanghai: women’s or healthcare provider’s preferences?},
  author={Wei Deng and Reija Klemetti and Qian Long and Zhuochun Wu and Chenggang Duan and Wei-hong Zhang and Carine Ronsmans and Runsheng Huang and Elina Hemminki},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
BACKGROUND Cesarean section (CS) rate has increased rapidly over the past two decades in China mainly driven by non-medical factors. This study was to compare recalled preferences for CS among first-time mothers in early and late pregnancy with actual delivery mode; to explore factors related to CS preference and CS performed without medical indications; and to consider the role of healthcare providers in delivery mode preferences. METHODS An anonymous questionnaire survey, combined with data… CONTINUE READING
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