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ecstatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-14-10 05:20 PM
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20. Is it due to the increase in C-sections?
Abdominal surgery seems more risky than natural vaginal birth. Some women need them, but others are just trying to avoid labor pain.
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  -Women's childbirth deaths increase over 10 years in US, Canada... old mark  Apr-14-10 04:11 AM   #0 
  - Well, I know why they've increased here  Warpy   Apr-14-10 04:29 AM   #1 
  - not all c sections are done on rich women -- but insurance companies  Donnachaidh   Apr-14-10 08:25 AM   #9 
  - Might it be the rising obesity rates in both US and Canada?  mainer   Apr-14-10 06:11 AM   #2 
  - I had PIH, and my cousin nearly died of HELLPS. Not all women who  GreenPartyVoter   Apr-14-10 07:08 AM   #3 
  - Yes, but simply having those conditions, even if caused by obesity,  fasttense   Apr-14-10 07:28 AM   #4 
     - Our poor, pregnant women have the exact same  polly7   Apr-14-10 07:57 AM   #6 
  - could it have anything to do with more, poorer, younger women having less access to BC  BlancheSplanchnik   Apr-14-10 07:43 AM   #5 
  - Virtually unchanged in Canada...  SidDithers   Apr-14-10 08:15 AM   #7 
  - I got 7 per 100,000 figure here in Canada from an article I can't find now.  polly7   Apr-14-10 08:18 AM   #8 
  - Thank you for that. Odd that they combine US and Canada.  Festivito   Apr-14-10 02:01 PM   #14 
     - I found it odd too...  SidDithers   Apr-14-10 02:04 PM   #15 
  - i remember one Christmas a few years ago  w8liftinglady   Apr-14-10 08:44 AM   #10 
  - I was drawn to this article because one of my neighbor's daughters  old mark   Apr-14-10 01:46 PM   #11 
  - How on Earth will the Professional Trivializers downplay this?  Echo In Light   Apr-14-10 01:50 PM   #12 
  - By pointing out that the information in the OP was inaccurate...  SidDithers   Apr-14-10 02:00 PM   #13 
     - I knew one of em would come through! lol  Echo In Light   Apr-14-10 02:12 PM   #16 
        - Lancet: Sharp drop in maternal deaths worldwide...  SidDithers   Apr-14-10 02:15 PM   #17 
           - Way to stick to it, buddy  Echo In Light   Apr-14-10 02:20 PM   #18 
  - HIV may be the major problem  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-14-10 05:17 PM   #19 
  - Is it due to the increase in C-sections?  ecstatic   Apr-14-10 05:20 PM   #20 

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