Navigation Links
C-Section Rate Drops for First Time in a Decade in U.S.
Date:11/17/2011

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time in more than a decade, the rate of cesarean deliveries has dropped, a new U.S. government report shows.

Although the drop reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was small, from 32.9 percent in 2009 to 32.8 percent in 2010, experts say it is further evidence that the increase in cesarean births has finally leveled off.

"But with only one data point, we have to wait to see what the future holds before we can make any statements about trends," said report author Brady E. Hamilton, a statistician at the CDC's Division of Vital Statistics. "We have to wait and see what happens."

According to the CDC report, the teen birth rate has also dropped, to a record low. From 2009 to 2010 it fell 9 percent, to 34.3 births per 1,000 teen births.

That's the lowest rate ever recorded in almost 70 years of collecting data, the CDC report noted. Birth rates for younger and older teens, and for all racial and ethnic groups, reached historic lows in 2010, according to the report.

The rate of cesarean delivery had been rising for years because of doctor's concerns over possible complications and malpractice lawsuits.

However, many experts feel a full-term, vaginal birth is much better in terms of the infant's development, and recent guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend vaginal labor even for women who have had a previous cesarean delivery.

"I think the word is out that sections are riskier in the short term and in subsequent pregnancies for mom. That message is getting out to providers and directly to patients," said Dr. George A. Macones, head of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is also chair of the Committee on Obstetric Practice at the American College of Obstetricians and G
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Fear of childbirth increases likelihood of C-section
2. C-Sections Linked to Doubled Risk for Blood Clots
3. C-Section Rate in U.S. Climbs to All-Time High: Report
4. Are Affluent Women More Apt to Choose C-Section?
5. C-Sections Continue 12-Year Climb: U.S. Report
6. Study finds high rate of c-sections after pelvic fractures
7. Almost 1 in 3 First-Time Deliveries Now Via C-Section
8. Vaginal Delivery May Be OK After C-Section
9. Labor Induction May Boost C-Section Risk
10. Regional differences in C-section rate not a result of maternal request: UBC study
11. C-Sections May Raise Celiac Disease Risk in Offspring
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
C-Section Rate Drops for First Time in a Decade in U.S.
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 28, 2015 , ... The 6th Annual Survivor in the City, Chicago ... yet another accolade to its cadre of widespread support—an official letter of support and ... of the medical community and the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Neurosurgery, ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... On May ... Michigan, joined as sponsor of the “Music With A Mission” benefit concert in Mendon, ... the event was to raise money to support music education programs in the underfunded ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Loved ... might personally be struggling with chemical dependency, may be able to find some ... a results-driven holistic treatment center for addiction located in Western Michigan. Focusing on ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... of high grade protein with zero fat, carbs, sugar, gluten, lactose or caffeine ... a finalist for the 2015 SupplySide CPG Editor’s Choice Awards. , Five consumer ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... “ Frequentz ” was featured on ... and coolest applications on the market for iOS, Android, and Windows. Joe Toohey, the ... how this software allows businesses to track product movement from beginning to end. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chicago Mayor Pens Official Support of Annual Survivor in the City Event Benefitting Brain Aneurysm Foundation 2Health News:Chicago Mayor Pens Official Support of Annual Survivor in the City Event Benefitting Brain Aneurysm Foundation 3Health News:New Video Released on "Music With A Mission" Benefit Concert Headlining Artist Cadillac Three & Best Drug Rehabilitation 2Health News:Best Drug Rehabilitation Releases New Video Outlining Patients' Personal Recovery Stories 2Health News:Best Drug Rehabilitation Releases New Video Outlining Patients' Personal Recovery Stories 3Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 2Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 3Health News:Track Product Movement from Beginning to End with Frequentz 2
... MVP Health Care, a leading,regional not-for-profit health ... Vermont and New Hampshire, has selected IncentOne, the ... to MVP and,Preferred Care health plan members through ... Care health plans that utilize the "WellStyle Extras",option, ...
... their teachers from four counties, San,Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo and ... Nov. 6 On Sunday, November 9,2008 at 1 ... Stater Bros. Markets, in conjunction with KFRG radio stations ... children on the field,of the Arrowhead Credit Union Stadium ...
... different approaches seek to interfere with mechanisms that inhibit cell ... in the spinal cord and brain can,t be repaired now ... get them to grow again are being proposed by separate ... is to interfere with the built-in mechanisms that prevent nerve ...
... 6 Medicaid Health Plans of,America (MHPA), ... Medicaid health plans, today extended its congratulations ... in becoming the 44th,President of the United ... on his historic,victory," stated MHPA,s Executive Director ...
... Local union outpaces national SEIU in securing rights for ... - Workers at six,Sacramento-area nursing homes voted by more ... Horizon West, achieving important gains,for residents and workers that ... Over 500 members of SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West ...
... Hands Helps Improve Healing, Reduce ... Post-Op Swelling and ... today,the release of its breakthrough Hand Wrap for use with ... Wrap,dramatically increases physicians, and patients, treatment options by,extending Game Ready,s ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MVP Health Care and IncentOne Partner to Provide Member Incentives for MVP and Preferred Care 'WellStyle Extras' Program 2Health News:Stater Bros. Charities, KFRG Radio Stations and Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Will Present More Than 1,100 Brand-New Bikes to 4th Grade Students! 2Health News:New Pathways Studied to Repair Nerves 2Health News:New Pathways Studied to Repair Nerves 3Health News:United Healthcare Workers Win New Contract with Horizon West 2Health News:United Healthcare Workers Win New Contract with Horizon West 3Health News:Game Ready(TM) Announces New Hand Treatment 2
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 Patterson Medical, ... (Nasdaq: PDCO ), is now an independent ... acquisition of Patterson Medical by Madison Dearborn Partners ... its name for a transition period before rebranding ... and sports medicine products.  With the focused resources ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... announced the addition of the "Investigation Report ... their offering. Developed by AstraZeneca plc, ... an important drug for the treatment of schizophrenia. ... quetiapine was listed in the Catalogue of Drugs ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... the addition of the "Investigation Report on ... their offering. Developed by Novo Nordisk, ... is an important drug for the treatment of ... a fast- acting insulin analog, starts working fast ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Patterson Medical Positioned for Continued Growth as a Newly Independent Company 2Patterson Medical Positioned for Continued Growth as a Newly Independent Company 3China Quetiapine Market Investigation Report 2010-2019 2China Insulin Aspart Market Report 2010-2019 - Developed by Novo Nordisk 2
... -- Peregrine,s Second Phase II Bavituximab Cancer Trial Is Evaluating the, ... ... Paclitaxel --, TUSTIN, Calif., June 30 Peregrine,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... in a Phase II trial designed to evaluate the safety,and efficacy of ...
... Meeting with FDA Set for Sept. 29, ... (Nasdaq: TPTX ) today announced that data ... American Headache Society showed that, in,addition to meeting ... two,hours, the company,s lead AMPA/kainate-type glutamate receptor antagonist,tezampanel, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase II Trial of Bavituximab in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 2Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase II Trial of Bavituximab in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 3Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase II Trial of Bavituximab in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 4Data Presented at American Headache Society's Annual Scientific Meeting Show Primary Endpoint Met as Well as Improvement on Important Secondary Endpoints in Phase IIb Acute Migraine Trial of TorreyPines Therapeutics' Tezampanel 2Data Presented at American Headache Society's Annual Scientific Meeting Show Primary Endpoint Met as Well as Improvement on Important Secondary Endpoints in Phase IIb Acute Migraine Trial of TorreyPines Therapeutics' Tezampanel 3
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: