Cesarean Section News and Research

Latest Cesarean Section News and Research

Birth rate among teens at record low and C-sections at record high

Birth rate among teens at record low and C-sections at record high

For mothers at low risk, infant mortality rates are higher among infants delivered by cesarean section

For mothers at low risk, infant mortality rates are higher among infants delivered by cesarean section

Labor can be longer for obese pregnant women

Labor can be longer for obese pregnant women

Average pregnancy in the U.S. is now 39 weeks

Average pregnancy in the U.S. is now 39 weeks

Risks of cesarean delivery are under reported, benefits overstated

Risks of cesarean delivery are under reported, benefits overstated

New sensor to provide early warning of oxygen loss to unborn children

New sensor to provide early warning of oxygen loss to unborn children

Babies of obese mothers have higher risk of some birth defects

Babies of obese mothers have higher risk of some birth defects

Cesarean births not linked to childhood asthma

Cesarean births not linked to childhood asthma

C-section crisis demands congressional review

C-section crisis demands congressional review

Midwives credited with reducing C-section rate at New Jersey hospital

Midwives credited with reducing C-section rate at New Jersey hospital

The facts on prenatal care

The facts on prenatal care

Rising professional liability insurance costs in Florida have had a major impact on the availability of health care services in rural areas

Rising professional liability insurance costs in Florida have had a major impact on the availability of health care services in rural areas

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight