Babies delivered by Caesarean section at higher risk of asthma and allergies Researchers found significant differences in the gut bacteria found in infants born surgically and naturallyExclusively bottle-fed babies also had significant differences in their gut bacteria Previous research found children born surgically are at double the risk of obesity in childhood By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 17:37 GMT, 11 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:43 GMT, 11 February 2013 Babies delivered by Caesarean miss out on protective bugs that could help prevent a host of disorders in childhood and later life, warn researchers.
Caesarean sections now account for a QUARTER of all births – and older mothers are the reason why 18 per cent over mothers over 35 opted not to give birth naturallyRoyal College of Midwives raises concern about a quarter of mothers having the surgery But teen pregnancies down by a fifth in five years | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 6 December 2012 25 per cent of mothers in England had a Caesarean – a slight increase from the previous year Older mothers are behind the number of Caesarean sections rising yet again.
Male pill a step closer after drug found halt sperm production (and it’s reversible) Fertility quickly rebounded after pill was discontinued | UPDATED: 16:57 GMT, 16 August 2012 Scientists may have found the recipe for a male pill.
How labour is longer for a modern mother: Giving birth can take two and a half hours more than 50 years ago | UPDATED: 00:11 GMT, 2 April 2012 As if having a baby wasn’t difficult enough, research suggests that labour is taking longer.
End alcohol home deliveries to drunken party-goers, urges leading doctor A leading doctor today urged the Government to clamp down on companies that carry out home deliveries to drunk people who have run out of alcohol at a party.