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Neonatal outcomes following a trial of labor after Caesarean delivery: a population-based study

Abstract Purpose: To evaluate the neonatal effects of trial of labor after Caesarean (TOLAC) births. Methods: We conducted a retrospective population-based cohort study using the CDC’s Period Linked Birth/Infant Death Public Use File (2011–2013) on women with a live singleton pregnancy … Continue reading

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Is earlier better for Caesareans?

In this study Emily S. Miller, from the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, led a team of researchers comparing delivery at 37 weeks to delivery at 39 weeks in a sample of women who had already had three or … Continue reading

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Do Caesareans make it easier for tiny babies?

When unborn babies are very small their mothers are often given a Caesarean in the belief that their babies won’t be able to cope with conventional labour. But is this really true? In this study Sima H. Baalbaki, from the … Continue reading

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Melatonin and Caesareans

Melatonin is a hormone that plays an important part in regulating people’s body clocks. In this study Muberra Namli Kalem, from Liv Hospital in Ankara, led a team of researchers looking into the differences in melatonin levels in the colostrum … Continue reading

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Cochrane Pregnacy & Childbirth…what’s new

Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth is making the results of reviews more accessible by creating ‘visual summaries’ of the following topics: ‘Turning babies’ relates to their review on External cephalic version for breech presentation at term ‘Turning babies before 37 weeks’ … Continue reading

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