Risk for Infection Up for Children Born by C-Section

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2020 — Birth by cesarean section (CS) is associated with an increased risk for infection-related hospitalization in early childhood, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in PLOS Medicine. Jessica E. Miller, M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Royal Children’s Hospital in Parkville, Australia, and colleagues conducted a multicountry population-based cohort study of all recorded singleton live births […]

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C-sections: 5 things women need to know

Caesarean deliveries, or C-sections, can either be planned or the result of complications during labour. Either way, experts say women should know what this type of birth entails. In April 2018, the Canadian Institute for Health Information found that more than 103,000 C-sections were performed in Canada between 2016 and 2017, resulting in a rate of 28.2 per cent of […]

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