U.S. C-section delivery rate jumped from 2002 to 2009

07/19/2011 | HealthDay News

The percentage of births by cesarean section in the U.S. jumped from 27% in 2002 to 34% in 2009, a HealthGrades report found. Researchers cited the convenience of scheduling deliveries for the provider or mother, a rise in multiple births and common labor practices, including labor induction and use of epidural drugs, among the factors for the increase in C-sections.

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