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Twin caesarean rates triple despite experts warning there's no benefit

Twin caesarean rates triple despite experts warning there's no benefit

Twins born by caesarean delivery in Victoria soared threefold in 32 years despite mounting evidence there are no health benefits to mothers or babies. While a C-section can improve

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Breech Babies Don’t Always Require C-Sections

Breech Babies Don’t Always Require C-Sections

As a doctor, I knew the data. As a woman, I knew my body.

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Women with anemia twice as likely to need transfusion after cesarean delivery

Women with anemia twice as likely to need transfusion after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia are twice as likely to need blood transfusions after a cesarean delivery, as those without the condition, according to a study being presented at the Anesthesiology 2019 annual meeting. Yet m

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Exploring a Possible Link Between C-Sections and Autism

Exploring a Possible Link Between C-Sections and Autism

Children born by cesarean section may have important differences that affect their neurodevelopment. Cesarean delivery can save a baby — or a mother — at a moment of medica

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Do you really need a C-section?

Do you really need a C-section?

The number of unnecessary C-section surgery is rising in Bangladesh because of exploitative hospitals and lack of public awareness Read More

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Bangladesh doesn’t need more C-sections

Bangladesh doesn’t need more C-sections

For safer births and a healthier country As someone who has practiced medicine for several decades, I have seen medical practices change a

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Babies born by caesarean pick up more hospital bacteria, study finds

Babies born by caesarean pick up more hospital bacteria, study finds

Moment of birth may 'set the immune system for future life', say researchers   Read More

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Vaginal birth and Caesarean: Differences in babies' bacteria

Vaginal birth and Caesarean: Differences in babies' bacteria

Babies born by Caesarean section have dramatically different gut bacteria to those born vaginally, according to the largest study in the field.

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Babies born by C-section have less of their mom's gut bacteria. Here's why that might be important

Babies born by C-section have less of their mom's gut bacteria. Here's why that might be important

New research finds there are significant differences between babies born by cesarean and babies born vaginally when it comes to a newborn's  Read More

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Possible link between C-section and autism, ADHD

Possible link between C-section and autism, ADHD

The combined results of 61 studies conducted in 19 countries suggest that when a woman gives birth by cesarean section, autism in the child is 33% more likely and the odds of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

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Things you didn't know about C-sections: There's still postpartum bleeding

Things you didn't know about C-sections: There's still postpartum bleeding

"Things you don't know" is a series from USA TODAY

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Delivered with love

Delivered with love

Midwives make a comeback as moms-to-be increasingly opt for natural birthing When Anamika Gupta was 38 weeks pregnant last year, she went for a scan. Her gynaecologist told her that

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Bangladesh doesn’t need more C-sections

Bangladesh doesn’t need more C-sections

For safer births and a healthier country As someone who has practiced medicine for several decades, I have seen medical practices change a

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Unnecessary C-section puts both mother and child at health risk

Unnecessary C-section puts both mother and child at health risk

Noted obstetrician Rowshan Ara Begum’s career spanned over four decades. She graduated from Mymenshingh Medical College in 1974. Lately she was Obstetrics and Gynaecology professor at Ho

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Maternal Death Risk After C‑Section Is Five Times Higher Than After Vaginal Birth

Maternal Death Risk After C‑Section Is Five Times Higher Than After Vaginal Birth

A new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has found there is a greater risk of maternal death &mdas

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 Caesarean births boom in Bangladesh

Caesarean births boom in Bangladesh

The rate of caesarean section, an intervention of child birth for mothers with complicated delivery, is alarmingly on the rise in Bangladesh, misusing the lifesaving method. While c

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HC: Formulate guidelines to stop unnecessary C-sections

HC: Formulate guidelines to stop unnecessary C-sections

The court orders committee to submit formulated guidelines within six months The High Court has ordered the concerned authorities of the g

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Formulate guidelines to prevent unnecessary C-sections: HC

Formulate guidelines to prevent unnecessary C-sections: HC

The High Court today ordered the government to form a committee in a month in order to formulate a guideline to prevent medically unnecessary Cesarean sections at all private and public hospitals and clinics.

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HC wants guidelines against unnecessary C-section

HC wants guidelines against unnecessary C-section

The High Court on Sunday directed the government to form a committee with stakeholders in a month and formulate guidelines in next six months to prevent performing unnecessary caesarean section surgery at government

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This Common Household Item Could Limit Cesarean Rates & It's All About Communication

This Common Household Item Could Limit Cesarean Rates & It's All About Communication

As C-section rates increase around the world, healthcare professionals strive to find ways to make vaginal births an option for more mothers. A team of doctors in Boston believe they can use a common  Read More

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Alarming rise in C-section rate

Alarming rise in C-section rate

C-sections should only be done when absolutely necessary We should be concerned at the recent revelation made by Save the Children regarding C

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77pc C-sections unnecessary

77pc C-sections unnecessary

Those who need it don’t have access: Save the Children Read More

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51pc hike in C-sections in 2 years: Report

51pc hike in C-sections in 2 years: Report

Medically unnecessary caesarean operations increased by 51 percent in Bangladesh over the last two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, a report revealed yesterday. The report published by Save the Chil

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'Unnecessary C-sections rise by 51pc in 2yr in Bangladesh'

'Unnecessary C-sections rise by 51pc in 2yr in Bangladesh'

Medically unnecessary caesarean operations increased by 51 per cent in Bangladesh over the last two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, according to a report revealed on Thursday, reports UNB. Read More

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‘C-sections up by 51% in Bangladesh in two years’

‘C-sections up by 51% in Bangladesh in two years’

Caesareans saw massive boom in two years, costing patients $483m annually while the most vulnerable mothers are losing out Bangladesh is f

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Save the Children in Bangladesh records 51% rise in “needless” C-sections in two years

Save the Children in Bangladesh records 51% rise in “needless” C-sections in two years

Bangladesh is facing a massive boom in the number of medically “unnecessary” C-sections and new figures released by Save the Children reveal between

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51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years: Report

51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years: Report

Medically unnecessary caesarean operations increased by 51  percent in Bangladesh over the last two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, according to a report revealed on Thursday. 

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Caesarean operations increased by 51pc in Bangladesh

Caesarean operations increased by 51pc in Bangladesh

Medically unnecessary caesarean operations increased by 51 per cent in Bangladesh over the last two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, according to a report revealed on Thursday, reports UNB. The repo

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51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years: Report

51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years: Report

Medically unnecessary caesarean operations increased by 51  percent in Bangladesh over the last two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, according to a report revealed on Thursday. 

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Unnecessary C-sections up by 51 %: Report

Unnecessary C-sections up by 51 %: Report

There has been a 51 percent rise in unnecessary caesarean operations in the last two years, says a report. The Bangladesh chapter of Save the Children on Thursday (Jun 20) unveiled

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