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Saturday, December 12, 2009

1 in 3 women infertile after Caesarean Sections

One in Three Women Infertile After Caesarean

Even More are Too Traumatized to Give Birth Again

Jul 11, 2009 Joanna Karpasea-Jones

Various research shows that as many as one in three women suffer infertility after having caesarean sections that are hyped as routine.

A study in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has found that almost half of all women who have a caesarean section birth for their first child, don't have any more children. Of these, one in five have chosen not to have more children because they are too traumatized by the surgery and one in three are physically unable to because of caesarean-caused infertility problems.

The rate of post-traumatic stress disorder was six times higher than in first time mothers who had given birth vaginally.

Here to read the entire article