Vaginal birth may be safer for pregnant women with kidney and liver transplants

New research suggests that a planned cesarean birth might not be the safest mode of delivery for women who have undergone transplantation. Cesarean birth rates are on the rise, and this is especially true for high-risk pregnant women who have undergone organ transplantation. While cesarean births account for 31% of all deliveries in the United States, the rate of cesarean births for pregnant people with kidney transplants is 62.6%, and 44.6% for liver transplants.,New research suggests that a planned cesarean birth might not be the safest mode of delivery for women who have undergone transplantation. Cesarean birth rates are on the rise, and this is especially true for high-risk pregnant women who have undergone organ transplantation. While cesarean births account for 31% of all deliveries in the United States, the rate of cesarean births for pregnant people with kidney transplants is 62.6%, and 44.6% for liver transplants.

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