Vaginal Delivery And Cesarean Section Delivery Essay

788 Words Jun 16th, 2015 4 Pages
Vaginal Delivery VS Cesarean Section Delivery

When it comes to the birth of a new baby, expectant mothers have a lot of different decisions to make. Will the mother decide to give birth naturally or with medical intervention? Would she rather deliver at home, a birthing center, or in the hospital? Does the mother want to deliver her baby vaginally or by elective cesarean section? So many decisions can be quite overwhelming for an expectant mother. Many questions remain unanswered in her mind. No matter what the mother decides, vaginal deliveries are above all a better decision than delivering by elective cesarean section because of easier deliveries, less associated health risks to both the mother and her newborn baby, and shorter recovery times. A mother’s body is naturally made to give birth vaginally without any medical interventions. Delivering a baby vaginally makes a mother feel more active in the birthing of her child than those who choose to deliver by surgical cesarean section. Mothers who deliver vaginally have a positive birthing experience psychologically. They feel a greater accomplishment knowing that they pushed their baby through the birth canal and out into the world. The mother’s body decides when it is ready to go into labor depending on the hormones of the baby. Mothers who choose to deliver by cesarean section are not as active in the birthing process. They may feel less of a woman because they could not deliver their child on their own. In a new…

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