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The increasing cesarean rate globally and what we can do about it
Review Summary Cesarean sections sometimes save the lives of mothers and babies; however, they are excessively used compared to medical necessity, which is influenced by various factors that are explored in this article. Since, in most cases the risks of cesarean sections are greater than the benefits, particularly in cesareans that are not medically indicated, it is astonishing that cesarean surgery is the most common surgical procedure, taking away resources from medically necessary care.doi:10.5582/bst.2011.v5.4.139 pmid:21914948 fatcat:hzodj5hufne33dqqifmamxme6y