Prevalence of Cesarean Section on Demand in Assiut University Hospital & Abnob Central Hospital


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Cesarean section on demand: defined as a primary cesarean section performed at the mother’s request to avoid a vaginal birth, without any recognized medical or obstetric indication. The medical field now acknowledges a patient’s right to actively participate in her choice of medical treatments, including method of delivery.

There are many reasons for a cesarean section on demand: fear of delivery, fear of pain, family pressure, a previous bad experience, more control over events, improved care, and maintaining the integrity of the pelvic floor. of the pelvic floor.