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Caesarean

Abuse by health personnel leaves permanent scars

When women feel abused by health personnel while giving birth, there is a bigger chance that they will develop fear of childbirth and request caesarean section the next time round.

Older mums at increased risk of Caesarean births

Women in their 40s have three times the risk of having an emergency Caesarean section compared to women in their early 20s, a large Norwegian study shows.