Diabetes

Being born via C-section may up risk for T2DM in adulthood

(HealthDay)—Women born by cesarean delivery may have a higher risk for being obese and developing type 2 diabetes during adult life than women born by vaginal delivery, according to a study published online April 13 in ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Labor after previous cesarean should be considered

Labor after Cesarean may be successful in over 90% of cases and thus may be considered a reasonable option for both mother and child, a study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth suggests. When given detailed information ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Caesarean twin births triple over the last 30 years

The proportion of twins born by caesarean delivery in Victoria increased threefold, from 24% to 71% of all twin births, during 1983–2015, despite high-level evidence that routine caesarean delivery of twins does not benefit ...

Health

Returning to intimacy after childbirth

(HealthDay)—"No sex for six weeks" used to be the standard advice following childbirth and, according to many doctors, it is still a good practice to allow healing. But it's not a hard-and-fast rule.

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