Does the Maxim “Once a Caesarean, Always a Caesarean” Still Hold True?

@article{Ugwumadu2005DoesTM,
  title={Does the Maxim “Once a Caesarean, Always a Caesarean” Still Hold True?},
  author={Austin H N Ugwumadu},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={1 - 3}
}
E dwin Cragin's century-old opinion, " once a Caesarean, always a Caesarean, " is correct if placed in proper context [1]. Cragin was predicting the near certainty of repeat Caesarean section in a self-selected group of women (1%–2%) who failed to deliver vaginally after several days in active labour. At that time, rickets and pelvic deformity were prevalent even in industrialised countries, syntocinon for augmentation of slow labour was unknown, and surgery was crude and dangerous. The primary… CONTINUE READING

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