Woman in US gives birth to quintuplets in four minutes

A woman has given birth to five baby girls in four minutes at the Houston hospital in US.

Too posh to push? Beware! C-section boosts child`s risk of obesity

A new study conducted by researchers suggests that babies born by caesarean section are more likely to struggle with obesity later in life.

Katie Price to give birth early via C-section

After suffering complications with her pregnancy, model Katie Price is preparing to give birth early via Cesareans section.

Heavy mums-to-be likelier to have c-section

Women with more than a 16 kg (30 lbs) weight gain during pregnancy are at an increased risk of vacuum extraction delivery or Cesarean section (C-section), Researchers from Norway say.

C-section can increase risk of infection: Study

Caesarean operations can carry a high risk as every one in ten women especially those who are obese or diabetic develop an infection after the procedure, a new study has claimed.

C-section may double risk of childhood obesity: Study

Babies born by Caesarean section are twice as likely to become obese than their naturally-delivered counterparts, a new researchers has claimed.

`Curbing C-sections could save countries billions`

Putting a halt to medically unnecessary cesarean sections could save more than $2 billion a year worldwide, a new study estimates.

`Curbing C-sections could save countries billions`

Putting a halt to medically unnecessary cesarean sections could save more than $2 billion a year worldwide, a new study estimates.

C-Section raises blood clot risk

New advice for pregnant women: If you`re getting a C-section, special inflating boots strapped on your legs may lower the risk of a blood clot.

C-section babies become obese later

Lack of exposure to beneficial bacteria in the birth canal could explain the link.

C-section babies become obese later

Lack of exposure to beneficial bacteria in the birth canal could explain the link.

Diabetic women have more C-sections

A study reveals that nearly women with diabetes prior to pregnancy have a potentially-avoidable C-section.

Diabetic women have more C-sections

A study reveals that nearly women with diabetes prior to pregnancy have a potentially-avoidable C-section.

Scientists expect C-section rate to keep rising

More women will be giving birth by C-section for the foreseeable future, claim experts.

Scientists expect C-section rate to keep rising

More women will be giving birth by C-section for the foreseeable future, claim experts.

Natural birth good for babies

Babies delivered vaginally receive protective bacteria as they pass through the birth canal, a scientist says.

Natural birth good for babies

Babies delivered vaginally receive protective bacteria as they pass through the birth canal, a scientist says.

After C-section, stitches or staples?

Women who deliver by cesarean section seem to have similar cosmetic results whether the wound is closed with stitches or staples, a new study suggests.

After C-section, stitches or staples?

Women who deliver by cesarean section seem to have similar cosmetic results whether the wound is closed with stitches or staples, a new study suggests.

Natural birth after C-section safe

An expert review from the US has stated that it is safe to have a normal vaginal birth even though previous babies were delivered through a Caesarean section.