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birth

(Beginning), noun animation, arrival, creation, debut, embarkation, establishment, genesis, inauguration, inception, incipience, incunabula, infancy, introduction, nascency, onset, origin, origination, ortus, vitalization
Associated concepts: ante natus

birth

(Emergence of young), noun arrival, childbirth, delivery, nativity, parturition, vivification
Associated concepts: birth certificate, birth control, issue, pretermission
Foreign phrases: Non nasci, et natum mori, paria sunt.Not to be born, and to be born dead, are the same.

birth

(Lineage), noun ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descent, extraction, heredity, heritage, inheritance, line, line of descent, parentage, provenance, succession
Associated concepts: birth certificate, legitimacy
Foreign phrases: Qui in utero est pro jam nato habetur, quoties de ejus commodo quaeritur.He who is in the womb is regarded as already born, whenever a question arises for his benefit.
See also: ancestry, bloodline, creation, derivation, descent, family, genesis, inception, lineage, nascency, nationality, onset, origin, origination, outset, parentage, race, source, start

BIRTH. The act of being wholly brought into the world. The whole body must be detached from that of the mother, in order to make the birth complete. 5 C. & P. 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344 6 C. & P. 349; S. C. 25 E. C. L. R. 433.
     2. But if a child be killed with design and maliciously after it has wholly come forth from the body of the mother, although still connected with her by means of the umbilical cord, it seems that such killing will be murder. 9 C. & P. 25 S . C. 38 E. C. L. R. 21; 7 C. & P. 814. Vide articles Breath; Dead Born; Gestation; Life; and 1 Beck' s Med. Jur. 478, et seq.; 1 Chit. Med. Jur. 438; 7 C. & P. 814; 1 Carr. & Marsh. 650; S. C. 41 E. C. L. R. 352; 9 C. & P. 25.
     3. It seems that unless the child be born alive, it is not properly a birth, but a carriage. 1 Chit. Pr. 35, note z. But see Russ. & Ry. C. C. 336.

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Before the 1980s, obstetricians performed ERCD for women with a previous cesarean birth routinely because of the risk for uterine rupture among women in labor who had uterine scars, a complication associated with high perinatal and maternal mortality (2,3,5,6).
Some heterogeneity (variance) was noted among the individual trials in the reporting of cesarean birth rates.
Studies suggesting the benefit of cesarean birth in dealing with various pregnancy complications also led to more cesareans.
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The analysts therefore estimate that cesarean births quadruple a woman's risk of pregnancy-related death (relative risk, 3.
The odds of neonatal death due to mechanical factors for this group of women were more than eight times those for both multiparous women with no history of cesarean birth and nulliparous women (odds ratios, 8.
The outcome of interest is the decreased use of intravenous pain medication, avoidance and/or delay of an epidural and the decreased necessity for a cesarean birth.
This does not support the option of elective cesareans and women should be informed of this risk before choosing a cesarean birth.
If women are being counseled about cesarean birth with no clear obstetric advantage, such as cesarean section for maternal request, the possible effect on the risk of unexplained stillbirth in future pregnancies should be discussed.
Additionally, the rate of vaginal birth after a previous Cesarean birth (VBAC) has declined by 23 percent.
The number of cesarean births to women with no previous cesarean birth jumped 7 percent and the rate of vaginal births after previous cesarean delivery dropped 23 percent.
Editor's note: This provides a great framework for thinking about the many issues women experience during a cesarean birth.