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# c-section - Friday 12 October, 2018

Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000

There are dangers associated with the procedure.

# c-section - Monday 7 May, 2018

Study looks at whether women who have had a C-section should attempt vaginal birth

Though absolute rates were low in mothers who had attempted this type of birth.

# c-section - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge People are loving this blogger's explanation of why a Caesarean section is *not* the easy way out

People are loving this blogger's explanation of why a Caesarean section is *not* the easy way out

“It’s like you’ve been hit by a bus, which then backed over you just to make sure it didn’t miss you the first time.”

# c-section - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

VIDEO: Baby gorilla born after a rare C-section Bristol Zoo This post contains videos

VIDEO: Baby gorilla born after a rare C-section

“I’ve done lots of Caesarean sections over the years and I read a little bit about the anatomy of a gorilla that morning.”

# c-section - Friday 14 August, 2015

Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth

The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.

# c-section - Monday 27 October, 2014

'Children born by C-section have 23% increased risk of developing autism'

However, the authors of the study have said that more research is needed.

# c-section - Thursday 21 August, 2014

HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry

The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.

# c-section - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Why is China so dependent on c-sections?

A new paper reckons its too dependent, even.

# c-section - Friday 25 July, 2014

Baby delivered from dead mother in Gaza

Medics carried out an emergency C-section to save the baby’s life after her mother died on the operating table.

# c-section - Monday 6 January, 2014

'No standardised maternity care' in Ireland as C-section rates vary by 20 per cent

Figures published today by the HSE show rates in Ireland exceed World Health Organisation recommendations.

# c-section - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Inducing labour may actually reduce the risk of caesarean sections

It is widely held that limiting induction will reduce C-section rates but researchers are now saying this may not be the case.

# c-section - Sunday 2 June, 2013

C-section approved for seriously ill pregnant woman denied abortion in El Salvador

A 22-year-old critically ill pregnant woman, whose foetus has been given no chance of surviving, has been denied an abortion after judges rejected her lawyers’ appeal that the pregnancy was life-threatening.

# c-section - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Column: As a mother, I'm not not too posh to push... just too scared

“While I’m awestruck by the natural birth brigade, I’ve vowed never to do it again,” says a mother who is opting for a C-section.

# c-section - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Nearly one in three first-time mums having Caesarean sections

New nationwide figures show that over 30 per cent of first-time mothers gave birth by C-section in 2010.