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CDC: U.S. abortion rate declined 24 percent from 2006 to 2015

(HealthDay)—The abortion rate in the United States fell 24 percent between 2006 and 2015, according to research published in the Nov. 23 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000

Globally, the number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) almost doubled between 2000 and 2015—from 12% to 21% of all births—according to a Series of three papers published in The Lancet and launched at ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Egg freezing—the reality of putting your fertility on ice

When people think of women freezing their eggs, it's often seen as something to do if you want to get ahead in your career – a way of delaying motherhood. Some companies have even offered funding for the procedure for their ...

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