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Stitches hurt like mad: Sameera Reddy on C-Section

Sameera on Thursday shared a photograph of herself after delivering her second child, a daughter. She wrote a note alongside her photograph and described her postpartum journey.

Jul 19, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

C-section births rise rapidly to more than 20 percent worldwide

In at least 15 countries, more than 40 percent of all babies born are delivered by C-section. 


Oct 12, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

Babies delivered via C-section at 5 times greater risk of obesity; gut bacteria also to blame

The community of micro-organisms or bacteria that live in the digestive tracts of babies are influenced by the type of delivery the mother goes through, the findings showed. 

Feb 25, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

WHO revises childbirth guidelines, calls for elimination of 'unrealistic' benchmarks

Women in labour should be given more time to give birth and have fewer medical interventions while participating more in decision-making, the UN health agency said.

Feb 16, 2018, 13:52 PM IST

Sunjwan attack: Pregnant lady, who was shot in the lower back, delivers baby girl

The 35-week pregnant lady was shot in her lower back after the terrorists opened indiscriminate fire targeting the security forces and civilians. 

Feb 11, 2018, 00:57 AM IST

Newborn dies after nurses attempt C-Section with doctor on phone

A newborn baby died on Tuesday after nurses at Kendrapara's Sai Hospital attempted a Caesarean surgery on the mother under directions of the doctor on phone.

Oct 04, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

WARNING: C-section deliveries may up obesity, diabetes risk in babies!

In a warning, scientists have advised against elective caesarean sections being carried out too soon, saying that they may be endangering children

Aug 12, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Want to avoid a C-section delivery? Moderate exercise can help you cut the risk!

Caesarean section can carry risks such as infections for the mother and breathing difficulties for the baby.

Jul 20, 2017, 14:18 PM IST

Health Ministry directs private hospitals to display data of C-Section and normal deliveries

A statement by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said, the instruction is applicable to all the private hospitals empanelled under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).

Jul 14, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Breastfeeding may cut chronic pain from C-section

Chronic pain after C-section delivery, lasting for more than three months, affects around one in five mothers. 

Jun 04, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

India witnesses sudden rise in caesarean deliveries by 15% due to late marriage: Experts

India has witnessed a sudden rise in caesarean sections or caesarean deliveries by 15 percent, gynaecologists said on Saturday

Apr 16, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

AIIMS nurse death: Doctor says Kaur was operated upon without anaesthesia

Doctors from the Gynaecology and Anaesthesia Departments committed a series of procedural lapses that led to the nursing officer's death, says the doctor.​

Mar 02, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Curb 'needless' caesarean section surgeries, says Union Health Ministry to states

According to NGHS-4, such surgeries in public health facilities declined from 15.2 percent during NHFS-3 to 11.9 per cent during 2015-16.

Feb 28, 2017, 21:26 PM IST

Giving birth by C-section or vaginal birth – Which is better for the mother and baby?

A C-section, although relatively safe, should be considered only when the health of either the mother or baby is at risk from vaginal delivery.

Feb 23, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Govt puts gynaecologists on notice, mandates public display of C-section records

The development happened amid the case of the death of a 28-year-old AIIMS nurse, who died after undergoing a C-section surgery last month.

Feb 22, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

AIIMS nurse death: Consequences of delaying a necessary C-section

However, delaying a necessary C-section can cause severe or permanent medical complications to the mother and the baby or even death. 

Feb 22, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Led by wealthy urban women, caesarean sections rise in India

A caesarean section may be necessary when vaginal delivery poses a risk to the mother or baby. 

Feb 10, 2017, 12:34 PM IST

Avoid making these five mistakes after a C-section!

While Caesarean-sections are required to safe the life of a mother and baby, they carry more risks compared with a vaginal birth. Even the World Health Organization (WHO) says that they shouldn't be performed unless they're medically necessary.

Jan 09, 2017, 07:33 AM IST

These 5 simple steps can fasten your recovery post C-section!

To all those women who are preggers or those who are planning to start a family, first thing that bothers you must be the procedure you want to go for at the time of delivery. While maximum opt for a normal process of delivering the baby sometimes complications compel the doctor to advise you a Cesarean or C-Section.

Dec 26, 2016, 01:58 AM IST

First c-section birth may have taken place in 1337

Beatrice of Bourbon, the second wife and second cousin of John the Blind, King of Bohemia and Count of Luxembourg, gave birth to her only child, Duke Wenceslaus I on February 25 in 1337.

Nov 28, 2016, 12:34 PM IST