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Woes of the Womb

Experts rank hysterectomy as the second most common gynaecological surgical procedure after Caesarean sections.

22 Sep 2019 11:43 PM

WHO tries to curb rise of caesarean deliveries by revising childbirth guidelines

While rates of interventions like c-sections vary among regions, WHO has seen what it considers a worrying rise in such practices worldwide.

15 Feb 2018 8:47 PM

'Vaginal seeding' for C-section babies could be unsafe, doctors warn

There is simply no evidence to suggest it has benefits — and it may carry potential risks.

26 Oct 2017 3:44 PM

Caesarean born babies more likely to be obese, says study

New study finds children born via caesarean are more likely to have unbalanced amount of good and bad bacteria in their gut.

12 Oct 2017 10:18 AM

Early caesarean puts children at risk of developing respiratory illnesses

Study further states each additional week spent in womb is associated with 14 percent reduction in risk of poor cardio-respiratory health.

28 Sep 2017 11:30 AM


Chinese woman begs for c-section before killing herself in shocking footage

The baby's head was too big for a natural delivery and was causing excruciating pain to the woman.

08 Sep 2017 7:30 PM

Microbirthing can harm babies

Find out how.

23 Aug 2017 2:42 PM

Mothers who opt for caesarean births put babies at risk of obesity and diabetes

Babies born through caesarean section are prone to problems with metabolism, hormones and endocrine system leading to diabetes.

12 Aug 2017 12:33 PM