elective cesareans twice as risky

Walsh, Candace
November 2006
Mothering;Nov/Dec2006, Issue 139, p29
The article offers information about a study conducted by the researchers of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, which shows that infants born via cesarean-section have a rate of neonatal mortality more than two times that of babies born vaginally.


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