Application Essay For My Process
A C-section was originally intended to be used when it is impossible or dangerous to deliver a baby vaginally. This technique may be used when a fetus is in fetal distress or can simply not fit through the mother’s pelvis. The birth complications could be very dangerous to the fetus and the C- section helped deliver the baby safely. The medical indications of a C-Section being needed are overshadowed by a large increase in Cesarean’s because of patient choice and convenience.
A Cesarean allows for the delivery of a baby through a horizontal or vertical incision that goes through the mother’s abdominal and uterine walls. Foregoing the procedure an anesthesiologist gives the mother epidural anesthesia. The anesthesiologist administers the anesthesia by injecting a locally acting anesthetic into the space around the spinal cord. A catheter is inserted into the urinary bladder to empty it out before the incision into the abdomen. A horizontal incision is made above the pubic bone, this type of cut heals readily and is cosmetically more appealing.
Once the pregnant uterus can…