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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

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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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 Unnecessary C-sections in Bangladesh rise by 51pc in two years

Unnecessary C-sections in Bangladesh rise by 51pc in two years

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

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51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years

51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years

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.The report publis

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Unnecessary C-sections rise by 51pc in two years: Report

Unnecessary C-sections rise by 51pc in two years: Report

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, says UNB.

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51% increase in unnecessary C-sections in Bangladesh

51% increase in unnecessary C-sections in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is facing a massive boom in the number of medically unnecessary Caesarean section, commonly known as C-sections — between 2016 and 2018 the number of operations increased by 51 percent, ne

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Maternal causes behind 13pc deaths

Maternal causes behind 13pc deaths

Says govt survey on females aged 15-49   Thirteen percent of the deaths of females aged between 15 and 49 occur due to m

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Why are C-sections on the rise?

Why are C-sections on the rise?

Non-medical individuals influence many women in rural Bangladesh to opt for caesarian section (C-section) delivery despite their initial preference for vaginal delivery, suggests a recent icddr,b finding.

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C-sections greatest burden among childbirth expenses

C-sections greatest burden among childbirth expenses

Families may be spending the highest amount from their pockets for caesarian section deliveries among different child delivery-related expenses, suggests a recent icddr,b analysis.

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Maternal mortality and Caesarean section: Another pricey paradox in Bangladesh

Maternal mortality and Caesarean section: Another pricey paradox in Bangladesh

Maternal mortality and Caesarean section (C-section) operation are closely linked. Physically, women are designed to give birth through normal delivery. Only in case of about 15% of all delivering women, s

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Health minister: Avoid C-sections unless there are complications

Health minister: Avoid C-sections unless there are complications

The Health Ministry is observing Safe Motherhood Day Health Minister Zahed Malek has advised women to avoid getting a caesarean section unless there is a complication during deliver

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The Caesarean epidemic!

The Caesarean epidemic!

To start with, a joke. A maternity home housed on the first floor of a multi-storeyed building had, on the ground floor, a dry-cleaner boasting of one-day service. One day came a terrible dust storm which knocked down

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