Caesarean section (CS) is still relatively not well accepted
in Africa when compared to Western countries. Morbidity following CS especially
inability to do things by oneself is a major deterrent to accepting CS. This study
reviewed morbidity following CS & retrieve feedback on CS from clients.
A retrospective three year review of all CS done in an
obstetric specialist unit was conducted. A cross sectional study was carried out
using self-administered questionnaire to retrieve feedbacks from clients who have
had CS done on them.
Caesarean section rate was 68.59%. Mean time to ambulation,
taking of oral sips, commencement of breastfeeding was 24 hours while mean time
to discharge was 71.7hours. 70% of the women had no regrets doing CS. About 50%
would want some improvement in the process of CS especially the spinal anaesthesia.
Morbidity following CS occurred in less than 20%.
Keywords: aversion, caesarean section, postoperative, morbidity
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