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Considering elective c section==what are the odds of a serious adverse event, such as death?
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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology
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In brief: Relatively safe
C- section is relatively safe.
In fact almost 1 in 4 women will have the procedure. However, it does pose a higher risk of some complications than a vaginal delivery. It is therefore important to know and understand your risks before having the procedure. A good under-standing will help you in your discussions with your ob/gyn. Visit www.Americanpregnancy.Org/labornbirth/cesareanrisks.Html.

In brief: Relatively safe
C- section is relatively safe.
In fact almost 1 in 4 women will have the procedure. However, it does pose a higher risk of some complications than a vaginal delivery. It is therefore important to know and understand your risks before having the procedure. A good under-standing will help you in your discussions with your ob/gyn. Visit www.Americanpregnancy.Org/labornbirth/cesareanrisks.Html.
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