NIH to track births for C-section study

07/5/2007 | Akron Beacon Journal (Ohio)

The NIH is conducting a study that will track 200,000 births at 12 hospitals over the next two to three years to determine when doctors should move ahead with Caesarean-section deliveries during childbirth. As many as one in three babies born in the U.S. in 2005 was delivered by C-section, and health officials say they need to know more to determine when C-sections are truly warranted.

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