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Caesarean section is a surgical procedure in which one or more incisions are made through a mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies, or, rarely, to remove a dead fetus. A late-term abortion using Caesarean section procedures is termed a hysterotomy abortion and is very rarely performed. The first modern Caesarean section was performed by German gynecologist Ferdinand Adolf Kehrer in 1881.

Caesarean section is also called C-section, Caesarian section, Cesarean section etc.

Studies show that the risk of post-natal depression increases substantially if a woman goes through a Caesarean section.

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New York Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald Settle Birth Injury Lawsuit for $3,500,000.00
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Trial Attorneys at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald in New York Settle Birth Injury Lawsuit for $1,475,000.00
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Customized Mommy Makeover Options With Corona Plastic Surgeon
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Bovie Medical Corporation Reports Results for Three and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2013
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Attorneys at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald Settle New York Birth Injury Lawsuit for $3,500,000.00
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Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Gives Advice for Mommy Makeover Patients
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History Is Made With Live Birth of Twins Conceived With 40-Year-Old Cryopreserved Semen
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New mum Jessica Simpson ignores doctor's advice to abstain from sex
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Jessica Simpson debuts baby Maxwell's first pic for $800k
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Jessica Simpson 'excited' about $4m Weight Watchers deal
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Man charged for raping wife on wedding night
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C- section delivery may double childhood obesity risk
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Inducing labor can cut newborn death without increasing cesareans
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Obese and underweight mums-to-be 'at risk of problems during pregnancy'
Obese women run the risk of problems during pregnancy, labour and complications for the baby's health, a new study has claimed.

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