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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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Caesarean myth dispelled by study

Research suggests rise in caesareans is largely driven by medical advice not choice. The popular belief that caesareans are on the rise because women are ‘too posh to push’ is incorrect, a new study shows. University of Queensland researchers surveyed ...

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