Cesarean Section

Cesarean Section is a procedure where the baby is delivered through an abdominal incision. Also called cesarean delivery or cesarean birth.

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Children born via Cesarean section may face increased risk of infection

Children born via Cesarean section may face increased risk of infection

Researchers explore how different birth experience affect the developing nervous system

Researchers explore how different birth experience affect the developing nervous system

Cesarean delivery’s effects on birth hormones may lead to neurodevelopmental consequences

Cesarean delivery’s effects on birth hormones may lead to neurodevelopmental consequences

Sphincter injuries associated with higher risk of future fecal incontinence

Sphincter injuries associated with higher risk of future fecal incontinence

Doctors propose ways to reduce obstetrical complications in women with endometriosis

Doctors propose ways to reduce obstetrical complications in women with endometriosis

Pregnant and postpartum women more likely to suffer from constipation

Pregnant and postpartum women more likely to suffer from constipation

Amniotic fluid stem cells may lead to better treatment for ischemic stroke

Amniotic fluid stem cells may lead to better treatment for ischemic stroke

Fecal microbiota transplantation restores gut microbial development in cesarean-born infants

Fecal microbiota transplantation restores gut microbial development in cesarean-born infants

Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women

Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women

Study shows why coronavirus is more dangerous in people with comorbidities

Study shows why coronavirus is more dangerous in people with comorbidities

Women often prescribed excessive opioids after childbirth, research reveals

Women often prescribed excessive opioids after childbirth, research reveals

COVID-19 in pregnancy - premature birth common

COVID-19 in pregnancy - premature birth common

Essential and in danger: Coronavirus sickens, even kills public health workers

Essential and in danger: Coronavirus sickens, even kills public health workers

Study explains why fetuses and newborns are mostly spared by COVID-19

Study explains why fetuses and newborns are mostly spared by COVID-19

Breastfeeding helps mother and baby share 'good bacteria'

Breastfeeding helps mother and baby share 'good bacteria'

Proximity to natural environments benefits formula-fed babies' gut microbiome

Proximity to natural environments benefits formula-fed babies' gut microbiome

Study shows link between cesarean delivery at first childbirth and lower rate of subsequent conception

Study shows link between cesarean delivery at first childbirth and lower rate of subsequent conception

56 percent of pregnant women in UK hospitals with COVID-19 are BAME

56 percent of pregnant women in UK hospitals with COVID-19 are BAME

Is it safe for SARS-CoV-2 positive mothers to breastfeed?

Is it safe for SARS-CoV-2 positive mothers to breastfeed?