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Would having C-section avoid any kind of birth injury?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Yes!

C-sections at term before labor pretty much wipe out the risk for perinatal birth injury (death, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy) for the index fetus/infant.
The problem is that they increase complications for all future pregnancies..

In brief: Yes!

C-sections at term before labor pretty much wipe out the risk for perinatal birth injury (death, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy) for the index fetus/infant.
The problem is that they increase complications for all future pregnancies..
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Injuries can occur at any time with any procedure, even "normal" births.
These injuries can range from scrapes, scratches and cuts to bruising, and injuries to the nerves depending on the baby's size and position.

In brief: No

Injuries can occur at any time with any procedure, even "normal" births.
These injuries can range from scrapes, scratches and cuts to bruising, and injuries to the nerves depending on the baby's size and position.
Dr. Renee Harris
Dr. Renee Harris
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