Obstetrics

September 25th, 2019 Babies born vaginally have different gut bacteria – their microbiome – than those delivered by caesarean, research has shown. Scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, University College London, the University of Birmingham and their...

June 19th, 2019 For the women of Brazil's elite, Caesarean sections have long been a status symbol, reports The Washington Post. Now, the phenomenon has inspired an entire industry focused on turning these highly orchestrated operations into wedding-like...

March 20th, 2019 The death rate among women undergoing a caesarean to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in most wealthy nations, Health24 reports that researchers have found. One in 200 women died during or soon after a C-section in a sampling...

March 13th, 2019 Women who give birth in non-hospital settings are three times more likely to encounter complications and perinatal mortality compared with hospital births, according to a study presented by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)...
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