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Study shows dramatic increase in Caesarean sections

.... Women in 1999-03 were twice as likely to have a caesarean section, than women in 1984-88. "The figures sh...ore than three times as likely to have an elective caesarean section, and 1.34 times more likely to have an emergency c-section than those who were uninsured, ev...

Study uncovers placental microtransfusions lead to transmission of AIDS virus during childbirth

...or a long time that HIV-infected women who undergo caesarean section before they go into labor do not transmit the virus, whereas those who undergo emergency C-sections after they go into labor do transmit it," Meshnick said. "What we saw was consistent with this. It looks like direct mother-to-child blood mix...

Studies clarify risk factors for mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus

...ission of HCV. The European study also found that caesarean section delivery, infant prematurity, and maternal...ggest that women should not be offered an elective caesarean section or discouraged from breastfeeding on the basis of hepatitis C infection alone," said Pier-An...

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