The study also found that the rate of “nonindicated” births before 39 weeks was 86% higher in 2009 than in 1995.
Caesarean sections are one of the most common surgical procedures and generally are very safe. But, a new study raises concerns that too many moms-to-be are subjected to C-sections.
It’s rare, but sometimes babies can be injured during cesareans births.
Women worried about the economy are having fewer babies. A new government report says birth rates are down, and for teens they’ve hit an all time low. Cesarean sections have also stopped going up for the first time in 15 years. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more.