Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 12th, 2001
In fact, transverse incisions in cesarean deliveries are better for women and their babies, regardless of the mother's weight, said A.M. D'Heureux-Jones and colleagues at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore.
D'Heureux-Jones and associates reviewed the records of 71 patients - 45 of whom met the criteria for obesity (>200 lb) - whose babies were delivered by cesarean section at the university's hospital. The researchers analyzed the types of...
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