Impact of caesarean section on future pregnancy--a review of cohort studies.

@article{Hemminki1996ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of caesarean section on future pregnancy--a review of cohort studies.},
  author={Elina Hemminki},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={366-79}
}
Use of Caesarean sections has notably increased in many countries. This article reviews existing cohort type studies to compare subsequent reproduction after Caesarean section with a comparable control group, with exposure at the earliest in the 1960s. Eight studies were found. They suggested that a Caesarean section is a risk factor for lowered fertility, for uncompleted pregnancy (ectopic pregnancy and possibly miscarriage), for complications in the next pregnancy and birth (including… CONTINUE READING

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