Cesarean delivery may raise stillbirth risk in next pregnancy

07/1/2014 | DailyRx.com

An analysis of data on more than 830,000 first-time mothers in Denmark showed that cesarean section was associated with a slightly greater likelihood of stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy in future pregnancies compared with vaginal delivery. Women who underwent a C-section for the first time were no more likely than those who delivered vaginally to experience a miscarriage in future pregnancies. The findings appear in the journal PLOS Medicine.

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