Cesarean Section

  • Cesarean section may cause epigenetic changes July 5, 2014

    London: Researchers have found that the mode of delivery could make an imprint in the stem cells of the newborn infant. The finding may help explain why individuals born by cesarean section statistically have an increased risk of immunological diseases, researchers said. "The biological mechanisms predisposing a foetus or a...
  • Cesarean babies face respiratory, heart problems: study January 18, 2010

    WHO reported one in five deliveries in India is Cesarean. ...
  • Octuplets' births surprise California doctors January 27, 2009

    California: A woman in California delivered what may be the nation's second live-born set of octuplets on Monday morning, surprising doctors who expected seven babies. The first three to seven days will be critical for the infants, Dr Mandhir Gupta said. The six boys and two girls -- ranging in weight from...
  • Rise in cesarean sections unethical practice? June 19, 2007

    In many parts of urban India, women having cesarean section deliveries seems to be the norm and those having normal deliveries almost seem to be an exception. But are the women aware of the risks? It is estimated that cesarean section rate is almost as high as 65 per cent in...