For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: Study

Title: For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/11/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/11/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Pregnancy General

Birth by C-section, early antibiotic use put kids at risk for allergic esophagitis

Children delivered by cesarean section and those given antibiotics during early infancy appear more prone to developing allergic inflammation of the esophagus — the muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach, according to results of a study. Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is an emerging allergic disease, the causes of which remain unclear. While […]

C-section babies have higher odds of being overweight adults

Researchers from Imperial College London in the UK have found that babies born by Caesarean section are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than those born by vaginal delivery. Publishing their results in the journal PLOS ONE, the team says mothers should be aware of these potential long-term consequences for their children. […]

Better blood pressure management during c-section with automated blood pressure management system

New trial results1 have shown that the world’s first Double Intravenous Vasopressor Automated (DIVA) System affords superior control of maternal blood pressure in women undergoing caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia, when compared with manually-administered medication to manage reduced blood pressure (vasopressor). Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today