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11 Myths About Cesarean Surgery (Or At Least My Story)

Chelsey Wilson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Parents
Chelsey Wilson

In case a C-section is in your cards... here's what I wish I knew in advance.

Woman Who Wasn't Pregnant Gets C-section

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

SAO PAULO (AP) — Officials in southeastern Brazil say doctors performed a cesarean section on a 37-year-old woman only to discover that she wasn't p...

Natural Born Presidents

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What it all boils down to is that Ted Cruz is free to run for president, as is just about anyone. Whether he can convince the country that he is eligible or not will likely be a matter of politics. It's open to anyone's interpretation who can and who cannot be president.

Words That Heal: Cesarean Birth

Brandy Ferner | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents
Brandy Ferner

This important role you have usually coincides with a very vulnerable window of time in these women's lives (possibly even the most vulnerable time of their lives), so the words you choose have immense power to heal, support and empower them -- or do the opposite.

Catherine Pearson

C-Sections Not Always Best For Preemies

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.15.2012 | Parents

Cesarean sections may not be best for preterm babies who are small for their gestational age, a new study found. It suggests than those infants have n...

C-sections and Pre-term Births on the Decline -- Is There a Link?

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

The c-section rate in the U.S. actually declined in 2010 from the previous year (from 32.9 percent to 32.8 percent) for the first time in a decade, and the preterm birth rate dropped for the fourth straight year to 12 percent.

Oh, Boy: Giant Baby Born In California

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Move over, Glen Davis: the Boston Celtics player's nickname, "Big Baby," might well be stolen by a California newborn. Matthew Anthony Maldanado we...

Scientists Expect C-Section Rate To Keep Rising

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — More women will be giving birth by C-section for the foreseeable future, government scientists said Monday, releasing a study into the ...

Is Refusing a C-Section Child Abuse?

Amie Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amie Newman

The impact of not only our ignorance about birth but our desire to control what we don't know or don't understand, serves no one.

Concerned About Coerced Abortions? Try Saying No to Cesarean Surgery

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

The rise in cesarean surgery rates has not been accompanied by overall improvements in maternal or child health and creates risks to pregnant women and babies that do not exist with vaginal births.