Are we starving our cesarean patients too much postoperatively?


Vol 4 | Issue 2 | May-Aug 2018 | page: 35-36 | Kalyani Sathe, Harshal Wagh, Avinash Kakde, Pranav Thusay.

Authors: Kalyani Sathe [1], Harshal Wagh [1], Avinash Kakde [1], Pranav Thusay [1].

[1] Department of Anaesthesia, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Kalyani Sathe, 2001-B, Atelier,
Rustomjee Urbania, Majiwada, Thane-400601


Introduction: Cesarean section is a common operation in obstetric care. Delayed initiation of oral fluids and food may be uncomfortable for women in the postoperative period. Early feeding should be initiated without any fear of side effects. Patients have early postoperative recovery; it is cost effective and results in higher patient satisfaction. Early oral intake post cesarean section regardless of objective signs of the return of bowel functions was demonstrated to be safe and effective, with added patient comfort as the primary benefit.

Keywords: Cesarean section, Early feeding, Early recovery.


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How to Cite this Article: Sathe K, Wagh H, Kakde A, Thusay P. Are we starving our cesarean patients too much postoperatively?. Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports May-Aug 2018; 4(2):35-36.

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