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Diseases » Childbirth » Summary
 

What is Childbirth?

What is Childbirth?

  • Childbirth: Delivery of a fetus by a pregnant woman.
  • Childbirth: the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Childbirth: Introduction

Types of Childbirth:

Broader types of Childbirth:

How many people get Childbirth?

Incidence (annual) of Childbirth: 4,043,000 annual live births ending Aug 2001 (NVSR 50:7 2002); 4,058,814 annually in 1999 in USA (CDC)
Incidence Rate of Childbirth: approx 1 in 67 or 1.49% or 4 million people in USA [about data]

How serious is Childbirth?

Complications of Childbirth: see complications of Childbirth
Deaths for Childbirth: 399 female deaths for "pregnancy and childbirth" in America in the USA 2001(NCHS, 2003)
Death rate for Childbirth: 1.5 percent (NIDDK)

What causes Childbirth?

Causes of Childbirth: see causes of Childbirth
Risk factors for Childbirth: see risk factors for Childbirth

What are the symptoms of Childbirth?

Symptoms of Childbirth: see symptoms of Childbirth

Complications of Childbirth: see complications of Childbirth

Childbirth: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Childbirth.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Childbirth.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Childbirth: Obstetrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Childbirth.
Treatments for Childbirth: see treatments for Childbirth
Research for Childbirth: see research for Childbirth

Society issues for Childbirth


Cost statistics for Childbirth: The following are statistics from various sources about costs and Childbirth:

  • Estimated $733,102,000 spent in public hospitals on pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium disorders in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Estimated $315,782,000 spent in public hospitals on pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Estimated $345,194,000 spent in public hospitals on newborns and neonates in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Estimated $56,932,000 spent in public hospitals on newborns and neonates in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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Hospitalization statistics for Childbirth: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Childbirth:
  • 24.0% of hospitalisations for pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium in public hospitals are single day in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 300,644 admissions to public hospitals because of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 5.1% of hospitalisations for pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium disorders in private hospitals are single day in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 71,979 patient days spent in private hospitals for pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium disorders in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 856,956 patient days spent in public hospitals for pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 9,975 admissions to private hospitals because of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium disorders in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 7.37% (940,425) of hospital episodes were for complications of labour and delivery in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Medical procedure statistics for Childbirth: The following are statistics from various sources about medical procedures and Childbirth:
  • About 4,043,000 annual live births ending Aug 2001 (NVSR 50:7 2002)
  • 944,000 episiotomies were performed annually in the US 2000 (NCHS, CDC)
  • 923,991 caesarean sections were performed annually in the US 2000 (National Vital Statistics Reports, NCHS, CDC)
  • 96,698 amniocentesis procedures were performed annually in the US 2000 (National Vital Statistics Reports, NCHS, CDC)
  • 800,448 induced labour procedures were performed annually in the US 2000 (National Vital Statistics Reports, NCHS, CDC)
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Organs Affected by Childbirth:

Organs and body systems related to Childbirth include:

Name and Aliases of Childbirth

Main name of condition: Childbirth

Other names or spellings for Childbirth:

Confinement, Birth, Births, Delivery

Childbearing, Accouchement, Vaginal birth
Source - WordNet 2.1

Childbirth: Related Conditions

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