The Emotional Ramifications of Being Born in a Cesarean Delivery

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Mar 2017

Cesarean delivery rates have been steadily rising and have reached startling rates worldwide. There is a consensus among pre- and perinatal psychology clinicians that prenatal and perinatal factors create a predisposition that may be exacerbated and adversely affect one’s personality. Although a cesarean delivery is a lifesaving procedure, little attention and respect have been given to the cesarean born baby’s emotional well-being.


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This article’s aim is to investigate whether being born in a cesarean delivery can emotionally and behaviorally impact the cesarean born throughout life, by reviewing the existing pre- and perinatal psychology literature and the current medical literature.

When Humanity is Born by Cesarean at the Dawn of a Paradigm Shift.

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Abstract:  In this paper, the question of the long-term impact of cesarean birth on cultures worldwide is investigated. Extensive research is cited to support the concepts put forth.


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Abstract:  In this paper, the question of the long-term impact of cesarean birth on cultures worldwide is investigated. Extensive research is cited to support the concepts put forth.

Cesarean Birth Stories

When my mother told me the story of how I was born, I became fascinated with the impact my method of birth seemed to have on my life. She showed me a very large scar on her stomach and told me, "This is where you came out." I was born by cesarean section.


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