Tag Archives: CSection

C-Section Rates Vary Widely at U.S. Hospitals

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MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — Some U.S. hospitals have a rate of cesarean deliveries 10 times higher than other hospitals, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from 593 hospitals with at least 100 births in 2009 and found that cesarean rates at the hospitals ranged from 7.1 percent …

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C-Section Birth May Raise Risk of Adult Obesity: Study

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Babies born by cesarean section seem more likely to be overweight or obese later in life, a new study contends. The odds of being overweight are 26 percent higher for cesarean babies than those born vaginally, found researchers at Imperial College London, in …

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Ob/Gyn Groups Issue Guidelines to Lower C-Section Rates

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Two major medical groups representing America’s obstetricians/gynecologists issued joint guidelines on Wednesday aimed at curbing the overuse of cesarean sections in first-time mothers. One major change: Extending the length of time a woman should be allowed to be in labor, to help lower …

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C-Section, Formula May Disrupt ‘Good’ Gut Bacteria in Babies

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By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — Being born by cesarean section has been tied to higher risks for various health problems in children, and now a new study finds these babies also have fewer “good” bacteria in their digestive tract. Similarly, babies who were exclusively or …

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General Anesthesia Boosts Postpartum Depression Risk After C-Section: Study

News Picture: General Anesthesia Boosts Postpartum Depression Risk After C-Section: Study

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Women who receive general anesthesia during a cesarean section delivery are at higher risk of severe postpartum depression that requires hospitalization, as well as self-inflicted harm and suicidal thoughts, a new study finds. Researchers from Columbia University analyzed more than 428,000 discharge records …

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Using C-Section Scars to Predict Future Deliveries

Chemo May Not Harm Unborn Baby

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) — Measuring the thickness of the uterine scar from a cesarean delivery can help physicians predict which women would be at low risk for uterine rupture and may safely try to have a vaginal delivery, according to a new study by …

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