Hyderabad: In order to curb the variety of C-section births in the city, the well being department will conduct an audit of personal hospitals this month.

As of April, 61 per cent of births in Hyderabad district are by C-section. While the determine is 40-45 per cent in authorities hospitals, it’s at 71 per cent in personal ones.


Officials will gather information on the share of such deliveries and search an evidence from hospitals the place the numbers are excessive. The drive comes in the wake of well being minister T. Harish Rao’s plea to carry down the share of C-section births as Telangana has one of many highest percentages in this class.

Officials can even verify if personnel at hospitals with a excessive depend of caesareans have any legitimate causes for a similar. A senior official from the well being department stated some hospitals could have discovered that extra naturally born infants require particular care nurseries (SCNs) or are susceptible to different issues. “In that case, we’d like to examine the genuineness,” he stated.


“Some persons are misled  by hospitals that pure births lead to issues for the kid, whereas some are not looking for to endure the bodily ache of a pure beginning,” the official stated. Another motive is to be certain that the newborn is born on a selected day, as suggested by astrologers. “In such cases, they resort to C-sections in order that the newborn is born on that particular day,” stated a supply.

Health officers opine that no matter measures they take to improve pure births, the outcomes are possible to be seen solely after six months. One of the proposed measures is to counsel pregnant ladies on why pure births are more healthy choices for the mom and the newborn.


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