News tagged with cesareans

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.

dateAug 30, 2010 in Health
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New guidelines aim to reduce repeated C-sections

(AP) -- Most women who've had a C-section, and many who've had two, should be allowed to try labor with their next baby, say new guidelines - a step toward reversing the "once a cesarean, always a cesarean" policies taking ...

dateJul 21, 2010 in Health
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Survey: Half of China's moms-to-be have C-sections

(AP) -- Nearly half of moms-to-be surveyed in China were delivering by cesarean sections, the world's highest rate recorded by the World Health Organization, which warned Tuesday that a boom in unnecessary surgeries is jeopardizing ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Health
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Good news on multiple sclerosis and pregnancy

There is good news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS) who are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. A new study shows that pregnant women with multiple sclerosis are only slightly more likely to have cesarean ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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