Early elective C-section increases risks for infants

01/8/2009 | Reuters

New research shows the risk of breathing and other difficulties doubles if an elective Caesarean delivery is done at 37 weeks of pregnancy, rather than the 39 weeks recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The study of 13,258 births found that even doing the C-section at 38 weeks raised the risk of complications by 50%.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Regulatory Counsel
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Vice President, Commercial Markets
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ
Health Plan CEO – Oregon
Trillium Community Health Plan
Eugene, OR
Director of Operations - GBS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN