Factors contributing to the rapid rise of caesarean section: a prospective study of primiparous Chinese women in Shanghai

@inproceedings{Ji2015FactorsCT,
  title={Factors contributing to the rapid rise of caesarean section: a prospective study of primiparous Chinese women in Shanghai},
  author={Honglei Ji and Hong Jiang and Limin Yang and Xu Qian and Shenglan Tang},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify factors contributing to the rapid rise of caesarean section in Shanghai through the prospective observation of changes in the preferred mode of delivery in pregnancy among primiparous Chinese women. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Two general hospitals in Shanghai. PARTICIPANTS A cohort of 832 low-risk primiparous women participated in the investigation from 2010-2012 three consecutive times, from their second to third trimester and, finally, 1-2 days post partum… CONTINUE READING

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