Thirty-eight weeks or 39? Non-medical factors are pushing women to have elective caesareans earlier than official guidelines - and hospitals are playing along.
A mother has spoken about her shock at doctors performing an emergency caesarean on her after she had already given birth.
Fewer than 8 per cent of babies born in the United States meet the medical definition of a large baby - but mothers aren't told that.
The determination of three US nurses to provide immediate skin to skin contact to mothers delivering their babies by caesarean section has led to the invention of a unique surgical drape.
An Australian study has found that caesarean section delivery is not linked to a higher risk of health problems during childhood.
Lately I've been thinking about the caesarean stories and the brave women who birth their children with strength and beauty.
A number of women having caesarean deliveries are now taking steps to give their baby a better 'microbiome' start in life.
Women should only give birth by caesarean section if it is medically necessary, the World Health Organization has warned.
A mum who partly delivered her own twins during a caesarean has encouraged other women to take control of their birthing experience.
To say I became obsessed is something of an understatement. Everywhere I went I found cause to be reminded of my impending pain.
Researchers have discovered why overweight women have higher rates of induced labour and caesarean births than other women.