TABLE 1

Perinatal Outcomes for Infants Delivered by CD

UCM (n = 75)DCC (n = 79)
Maternal age, y31 ± 530 ± 6
Gestational age, wk28 ± 228 ± 2
Birth wt, g1255 ± 4131132 ± 392
Placenta wt, g257 ± 95245 ± 109
Female4648
Diabetes (gestational or type 1 or 2)1115
Chorioamnionitis2020
Pregnancy-induced hypertension2225
Labor or uterotonics before delivery2720
Narcotics given before delivery1619
Lowest maternal Hb (48 h after delivery), g/dL10 ± 2.79.8 ± 1.6
Duration of rupture of membranes, h63 ± 16967 ± 147
General anesthesia62
Full course antenatal steroids6975
Antenatal magnesium7264
  • Data are presented as mean ± SD. There were no significant group differences at baseline.