Global C-Section Rates Almost Doubled Worldwide Over 15-Year Span, With Many Countries Overusing Procedure

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“The large increases in C-section use – mostly in richer settings for non-medical purposes – are concerning because of the associated risks for women and children,” said Marleen Temmerman, an expert who co-led the research. Meanwhile, a House committee will start to investigate the U.S.’s high maternal mortality rates. And a study finds that childbirth is most dangerous for black women.