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Home Wellness Research C-Sections and VBACS Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Sunday, 16 November 2008 13:29

RDS is an important complication of elective repeat cesarean section. Awaiting the onset of spontaneous labor to determine the timing of repeat cesarean section in women at term is an effective way to preventing iatrogenic neonatal RDS.

Bowers SK, MacDonald HM, Shapiro ED   Prevention of iatrogenic neonatal respiratory distress syndrome: Elective repeat cesarean section and spontaneous labor   Am J Obstet Gynecol 1982 (May 15);   143 (2):   186-9