Vaginal delivery yields better outcomes for very premature babies

05/8/2013 | Reuters

Babies born vaginally between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation were less likely to have respiratory problems compared with those born via cesarean section, according to a study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Researchers also noted that C-section babies had lower overall health scores five minutes after birth than babies born vaginally.

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