Choosing Cesarean | A Natural Birth Plan
"An excellent presentation of the complex issues surrounding ‘Maternal Request Cesarean Delivery.’ In this era of informed consent, the authors have addressed the most common and most debated pros and cons in such detail as to allow the individual patient and her physician to make a truly informed decision."
—Dr. Ralph W. Hale, MD, FACOG, executive vice president, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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Pelvic Health & Childbirth Open »
Pelvic Health & Childbirth--the first book of its kind--gives women the vital information they need to understand symptoms, find treatment, and weigh their childbirth options.
Delivery and the Pelvic Floor Open »
Parity, Mode of Delivery, and Pelvic Floor Disorders
This article is interesting in that it illustrates some of the effects of mode of delivery on the pelvic floor. If anyone still doubts this (I have no idea how this could be possible), read this article. Although not the final word or absolute proof by itself, it clearly indicates the negative effect of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor.
Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery with and without Graft Material (PDF) Open »
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine,a Camden, NJ; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center,b New Orleans, LA
Trans-obturator surgery for stress urinary incontinence: 1-year follow-up of a cohort of 52 women (PDF) Open »
International Urogynecology Journal 2006
Surgical management of anterior vaginal wall prolapse: an evidence based literature review (PDF) Open »
Received: 28 September 2004 / Accepted: 8 February 2005 / Published online: 25 May 2005 International Urogynecology Journal 2005 International Urogynecology Journal 2005
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