Vaginal versus caesarean delivery: an institutional experience from North India


  • Fiza Amin Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, SKIMS Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Tavseef Ahmad Tali Department of Radiation Oncology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Rifat Ara Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, SKIMS Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Huda Amin Department of Community Medicine, GMC Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India



Caesarean, Vaginal delivery, Maternal


Background: The purpose of this study was to recognise and evaluate the common maternal concerns that emerge following vaginal and caesarean deliveries.

Methods: In this retrospective study, hospital records of 300 pregnant patients who delivered in our hospital between July 2021 to December 2021 were analysed.

Results: In total of 300 patients, 110 had caesarean and 190 had vaginal delivery, 16 (14.5%) patients developed wound infection in caesarean and 6 (3.15%) in vaginal delivery, 12 patients developed post-partum haemorrhage after undergoing vaginal delivery and 6 patients after caesarean. There were 2 deaths reported in caesarean mode and only 1 in vaginal mode of delivery.

Conclusions: The study's findings indicate that caesarean had greater rates of maternal problems than vaginal delivery did.


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How to Cite

Amin, F., Tali, T. A., Ara, R., & Amin, H. (2023). Vaginal versus caesarean delivery: an institutional experience from North India. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 10(9), 3115–3118.



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