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Grant to help decrease caesarean rates

A Sydney-based researcher and lecturer at Notre Dame’s School of Medicine has been awarded a grant to examine the effectiveness of antenatal education in reducing the rate of caesareans. Australia has one of the highest rates of caesareans in the ...

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Repeat caesareans under spotlight

Allowing women to make a more informed choice for their second birth might help reduce unnecessary surgery, writes Christine Catling-Paull. In the developed world the topic of caesarean section often gives rise to an emotional debate. Some view the caesarean ...

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