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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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?

Are pregnant women at higher risk from COVID-19? A Swedish study

Are pregnant women at higher risk from COVID-19? A Swedish study

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

Impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and breastfed infants

Impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and breastfed infants

Study looks at outcomes of COVID‐19 during pregnancy

Study looks at outcomes of COVID‐19 during pregnancy

Four drugs that could halt preterm labor identified

Four drugs that could halt preterm labor identified

Women born by cesarean have greater risk of obesity and diabetes

Women born by cesarean have greater risk of obesity and diabetes

Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

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