Cesarean Sections Increase With Maternal Age

The rising rates of cesarean sections have been a concern for over two decades. An acceptable rate of cesarean sections is between 10% and 15% for countries in the developed world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). However, the estimated rate in the United Kingdom was 20% in 2004.…

High Blood Pressure and Preeclampsia During Pregnancy – Future Risks

Women, who in their first pregnancy, experience complications such as preeclampsia due to high blood pressure have a high risk of developing diabetes, cronic high blood pressure and blood clots for the rest of ther lives. That’s according to researchers at Yale School of Medicine who worked in collaboration with…