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10-year-old girl gives birth

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In Colombia, a 10-year-old girl has given birth to a healthy five pound baby girl, which makes her one of the youngest mothers in history. According to Univision’s Primer Impacto, the girl (who has not been named) arrived at the hospital in tears and suffering “enormous pain” caused by the contractions. She reportedly delivered her […]

Study shows rate of C-section births at an all-time high

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A recent study by Health Grades has shown that the rate of C-section births was at 34% in 2009, the highest it’s ever been. Researchers studied public health data from 2002 to 2009, a span during which C-section birth rate rose from 27% to 34%. Jacqueline Wolf, a researcher at Ohio University (who wasn’t involved in the study) said “Obviously, […]