Study: Doulas Can Improve Birth Outcomes For Low Income WomenA new University of Minnesota study says low income women who get support from a doula during the pregnancy end up with fewer dangerous and costly birth complications.
Como Zoo Welcomes Baby OrangutanThe Como Zoo welcomed a female baby orangutan on Wednesday, Jan. 7. Zoo officials said the orangutan weighed 3.45 pounds and was born by Caesarean section. This was the second C-section for the mother, 27-year-old Markisa.
Study: Medical Conditions Have Little To Do With Nationwide C-Section RatesPregnant women are faced with many decisions and often have lots of questions. Now, it appears there's something new they may want to ask their doctors: the cesarean rate at the hospital where the baby will be born.
Expectant Mothers Protest Hudson Hospital For Stopping VBACs Having a baby is a life-changing experience. There is a lot of decision making that goes into planning for the child, and one of those is how the woman wants to deliver. There are a lot of options.
From 3% To 50%: Report Shows C-Section Rate In Minn. ClinicsFor the first time, we know the rate of C-sections for first-time mothers in Minnesota, and how widely different they are from clinic to clinic.
Study: C-Section Babies Have A Higher Chance Of Being Obese ToddlersParents will do just about anything to keep their kids healthy, but now it appears that could include a decision made at birth. A new study may have found a link between C-sections and toddler obesity.