Medical students' personal choice for mode of delivery in Santa Catarina, Brazil: a cross-sectional, quantitative study Full Text
BMC Medical Education, 08/10/2012
Watanabe T et al. – A higher number of sixth year students preferred a CS for their own pregnancy (or their partner's) compared to first year students. Pain associated with vaginal delivery was the most common reason given for have chosen a CS. The students' preference for childbirth changed over time during their graduation in favor of cesarean sections. This finding deserves considerable attention when structuring medical education in Obstetrics.