Caesarean sections have been lifesaving procedures for hundreds of thousands of women across the world who experience complications during labour.

Globally, it’s estimated that just under 20% of births take place via caesarean section – a percentage that’s gone up over the last three decades. This has raised concerns, particularly in high-income countries where generally too many caesarean sections are performed.

http://theconversation.com/increasing-caesarean-sections-in-africa-could-save-more-mothers-lives-75879?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20April%2020%202017%20-%2072185469&utm_content=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20April%2020%202017%20-%2072185469+CID_b138097854082e21062aa43d3ccad27e&utm_source=campaign_monitor_africa&utm_term=Increasing%20caesarean%20sections%20in%20Africa%20could%20save%20more%20mothers%20lives

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