Abstract:ABSTRACT:The present paper presents the social and obstetric profile of women undergoing cesarean childbirth at a public maternity hospital in the interior of São Paulo state. This is a quantitative, retrospective, descriptive study performed using documental research. The collected data refer to the period between July and December 2005, and between January and June 2006. A total of 670 records were reviewed. A 23% rate of cesarean births was identified at the institution studied during the aforementioned per… Show more
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