December 11, 2013

VBAC 101: Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section

Many of the women who are lucky enough to experience Vaginal Birth After C-section (VBAC) say it is the single greatest experience of their lives. They […]
October 11, 2012

What You Should Know About Your C-Section

A C-Section birth occurs as a pre-planned operation, or in response to an emergency towards the end of pregnancy or during labour. The procedure involves a […]
June 12, 2012

C-Section Babies May Be More Likely to Fail First Hearing Test

TUESDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) — Infants delivered by Cesarean section are three times more likely than babies delivered vaginally to fail their first hearing test, […]
May 24, 2012

C-Section May Hike Risk for Toddlers’ Obesity, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) — Babies born by Caesarean section are twice as likely to be obese by age 3 as infants delivered vaginally, a […]
May 2, 2012

The C-Section Scenario

You’ve got your doula labour assistant on standby. Your birthing mat’s arrived for your natural birth delivery. And your midwife’s just checked your baby’s position. Alas, […]
February 10, 2012

Repeat C-Section Best Scheduled at 39 Weeks, Study Says

FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) — A new childbirth study says 39 weeks’ gestation is the best time for elective Cesarean delivery for women who have […]
February 9, 2012

C-Sections Might Put Preemies at Risk for Breathing Problems

THURSDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) — Small, premature infants born by cesarean section are at 30 percent higher risk for serious breathing problems than those delivered […]
November 17, 2011

C-Section Rate Drops for First Time in a Decade: CDC

THURSDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) — For the first time in more than a decade, the rate of cesarean deliveries has dropped, a new government report […]
August 26, 2011

C-Sections Linked to Doubled Risk for Blood Clots

FRIDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) — The risk of thromboembolism — a potentially fatal condition in which blood clots block blood flow causing damage to the […]
August 17, 2011

Ten Things Your Doctor Might Not Tell You About Elective C-sections

Hopefully, you have chosen your ob/gyn carefully and done your homework, because your birthing choice is the first real parenting decision you will make… And everyone […]
July 19, 2011

C-Section Rate in U.S. Climbs to All-Time High: Report

TUESDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) — Between 2002 and 2009, the number of cesarean deliveries rose significantly, from 27 percent of births to 34 percent, finds […]
May 12, 2011

C-Sections – Avoiding Complications

Thousands of cesarean sections are performed every day, mostly without any problems or complications. But the fact remains that a c-section is an operation and that […]
February 8, 2011

C-Section vs. Natural Birth

A c-section (or Caesarean section) is commonly performed when a natural birth is considered to be too risky and the mother’s or baby’s health is deemed […]