Article | Economic Aspect of Cesarean and Normal Delivery

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1Compare and contrast the cost & benefit of ‘Cesarean section’ with ‘Normal Delivery’.NameSubmitted toDate
2Table of ContentsAbstract............................................................................................................................................3Introduction......................................................................................................................................3Maternal and Neonatal Benefits of Vaginal Delivery..................................................................3Maternal and Neonatal Benefits of Caesarean Delivery..............................................................4Maternal and Neonatal Risks of Vaginal Birth............................................................................4Maternal and Neonatal Risks of Caesarean Birth........................................................................5References........................................................................................................................................8
3AbstractWorldwide with the increase in caesarean section rates, the questions regarding the economicimplications of the alternative modes of delivery and caesarean section. The article aims towardsreviewing the economic aspects and benefits of the caesarean section and normal modes ofdelivery. The paper analyses their cost and benefits along providing evidences for labour costand delivery. A positive and negative perception regarding these types of delivery including theabsence of pain while undergoing the caesarean section, easier recovery in vaginal birth,dissatisfaction with themedical care being received have been discussed in the study.IntroductionThe birth of a child is seen to be one of the most important event in the lives of women and ismarked by the transformation of the woman to that of being a mother. With the development inscience and technology, various improvements have been seen in cases of child birth which wereassociated with high risk which were resultant of the lower neonatal and maternal morbidmortality. But when these practices are applied in the low-risk childbirth, the use of advancedtechnology might result in the feelings of insecurity, fear, anxiety etc. resulting in the variousdifficulties especially during the evolution of the child birth processes. Various studies have beenperformed on the comparing the vaginal and caesarean delivery.Also most of the women of lowsocioeconomic status preferVBAC which might be
4accounted for in part by costconsideration. Cost is animportant factor in our regionwhere majority of thehospitals operate the policy ofpay-as-you-go for healthcare services. The preferencefor CS among women ofhigh socioeconomic class hasearlier been reported inTurkey (Buyukbayrak et al.,2010) and Australia (Robertset al., 2012).Also most of the women of lowsocioeconomic status preferVBAC which might beaccounted for in part by costconsideration. Cost is an
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