Health

Scientists expect C-section rate to keep rising

(AP) -- More women will be giving birth by C-section for the foreseeable future, government scientists said Monday, releasing a study into the causes of a trend that troubles maternal health experts.

Health

Researchers pinpoint reasons for dramatic rise in C-sections

(Medical Xpress) -- In one of the first studies to examine the reasons for the rising number of women delivering their babies by cesarean section, Yale School of Medicine researchers found that while half of the increase ...

Medical research

Team finds labor induction need not increase cesarean risk

Contrary to a belief widely held by obstetricians, inducing labor need not increase a woman's risk for cesarean section delivery in childbirth, scientists at the University of California, San Francisco and the Stanford University ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

More evidence C-sections riskier for moms

(HealthDay)—Women who deliver their first baby by cesarean section are more likely to need blood transfusions and be admitted to intensive care units than women who opt for a vaginal delivery, U.S. health officials reported ...

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