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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Outcomes of mothers giving birth during COVID-19 pandemic

Outcomes of mothers giving birth during COVID-19 pandemic

Call to consider labor after previous Cesarean birth

Call to consider labor after previous Cesarean birth

COVID-19 is not transmitted from pregnant mothers to babies, study suggests

COVID-19 is not transmitted from pregnant mothers to babies, study suggests

Study sheds light on the practice of defensive medicine

Study sheds light on the practice of defensive medicine

Can novel coronavirus affect pregnant women and their babies?

Can novel coronavirus affect pregnant women and their babies?

What is the best week for the birth of twins?

What is the best week for the birth of twins?

Knowing opioid use following cesarean delivery can inform individualized prescriptions

Knowing opioid use following cesarean delivery can inform individualized prescriptions

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Coping with loss of hospital, rural town realizes: We don’t need a hospital

Coping with loss of hospital, rural town realizes: We don’t need a hospital

Doctors warn against umbilical cord milking in preterm infants

Doctors warn against umbilical cord milking in preterm infants

Skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby after C-section has risks

Skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby after C-section has risks

Study demonstrates an effective way to predict labor induction

Study demonstrates an effective way to predict labor induction

Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly reduces opioid prescriptions

Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly reduces opioid prescriptions

Is C-section good for childhood health?

Is C-section good for childhood health?

Strong microbiome in early life linked to fewer respiratory infections

Strong microbiome in early life linked to fewer respiratory infections

Fourth baby born through a uterus transplant clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center

Fourth baby born through a uterus transplant clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center

Study looks at outcomes of birth options after a previous cesarean section

Study looks at outcomes of birth options after a previous cesarean section

Claims that cesarean sections increase the risk of autism are “highly unlikely”, say experts

Claims that cesarean sections increase the risk of autism are “highly unlikely”, say experts

Early planned delivery reduces impact of preterm pre-eclampsia

Early planned delivery reduces impact of preterm pre-eclampsia

Winter babies at 'higher risk of mental health disorders'

Winter babies at 'higher risk of mental health disorders'