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.
Our little Christmas miracle: Parents' joy as youngest ever baby to have open heart surgery goes home for the first time Five-month-old Jessica Muse is believed to be the youngest person ever to undergo open heart surgery when she was just 30 minutes oldLittle girl was born hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, meaning she essentially had half a heart as the left side did not workFinally gone home after nine operations and two rounds of open heart surgery | UPDATED: 14:00 GMT, 13 December 2012 A baby girl who underwent open heart surgery at just 30 minutes old has been allowed home for the first time ever to celebrate Christmas.
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.
Mother goes into labour nine weeks early at her husband's hospital bedside after he almost dies in horrific crash Adam Hambly, of Plymouth, suffered serious injuries in the head on collision in November Wife Jo, 35, went into labour with baby Grace two months early as she waited at his bedside for him to recoverAll three now face Christmas in hospital as they recover in neighbouring wards | UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 3 December 2012 A wife went into labour at her husband's hospital bedside nine weeks early after the shock of finding out he had suffered a horrific car crash.
Giving birth in hospital raises risk of new mothers bleeding to death | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 2 December 2012 Women who choose to give birth at home are less likely to suffer from life-threatening bleeding than those who have their baby in hospital, a study has found.
Wife bleeds to death after 'brainwashed' by midwife into having home birth, inquest hears Inquest hears midwife 'tugged' placenta out with great forceMidwife reassured husband the rest would come out 'naturally'Mother later rushed to hospital where doctors found 30 per cent of placenta remained in her body | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 5 September 2012 A woman who was so anxious about giving birth she hired a private midwife bled to death after her placenta was 'ripped out', an inquest heard.
Blessed by a baby we feared we'd never have: Pioneering surgery saved woman with cervical cancer and left her still able to become a mother Katie Brown was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2010She underwent radical surgery to save her life and her fertilitySix months later she was pregnant, much to the amazement of her doctorMiss Brown and partner Adam Holtby delayed their wedding plans Baby Ethan was born healthy by Caesarean section | UPDATED: 06:55 GMT, 20 August 2012 Like most new mothers, Katie Brown readily admits she is besotted with her baby son.
Babies born naturally 'have higher IQs than those delivered by caesarean section' | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 8 August 2012 Scientists claim that babies born naturally have higher IQs than those delivered by caesarean Babies born naturally may have higher IQs than those delivered by caesarean section, new research claims.
How labour lasts longer for nervous mothers: Birth can take extra 90 minutes if you are worried Up to a fifth of women are scared of giving birth | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 27 June 2012 Women who are nervous about giving birth have far longer labours – taking an extra hour and a half to deliver their baby, say researchers.
Caesarean section babies 'face double the risk of obesity' than those delivered naturally | UPDATED: 06:47 GMT, 24 May 2012 Babies born by caesarean section are at double the risk of becoming obese children as those delivered naturally, researchers have claimed.