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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How women in England faced childbirth in the COVID-19 pandemic

How women in England faced childbirth in the COVID-19 pandemic

Mother-to-baby SARS-CoV-2 transmission in pregnancy possible but rare, says study

Mother-to-baby SARS-CoV-2 transmission in pregnancy possible but rare, says study

Restoring C-section baby’s exposure to beneficial bacteria at birth normalizes microbiome development

Restoring C-section baby’s exposure to beneficial bacteria at birth normalizes microbiome development

COVID-19 in pregnancy could be less severe than previously thought: A Danish case study

COVID-19 in pregnancy could be less severe than previously thought: A Danish case study

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection imprints immune response in the newborn

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection imprints immune response in the newborn

Many new moms get kicked off Medicaid 2 months after giving birth. Illinois will change that.

Many new moms get kicked off Medicaid 2 months after giving birth. Illinois will change that.

Improved drug to counteract the side effects of spinal anesthesia during C-sections

Improved drug to counteract the side effects of spinal anesthesia during C-sections

Pregnancy may increase the risk of COVID-19 severity

Pregnancy may increase the risk of COVID-19 severity

Study shows developmental trajectory of gut microbiota in cesarean-born babies

Study shows developmental trajectory of gut microbiota in cesarean-born babies

New proteomics method helps confirm COVID-19 transmission from mother to fetus

New proteomics method helps confirm COVID-19 transmission from mother to fetus

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections

Physical therapy improves patient outcomes post-cesarean section

Physical therapy improves patient outcomes post-cesarean section

The impact of SARS-CoV-2 on pregnancy in Nordic countries

The impact of SARS-CoV-2 on pregnancy in Nordic countries

New analysis finds no benefit in providing supplemental oxygen to mothers during childbirth

New analysis finds no benefit in providing supplemental oxygen to mothers during childbirth

Antibiotics for C-sections are effective when given after clamping the umbilical cord

Antibiotics for C-sections are effective when given after clamping the umbilical cord

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