Verbatim from Slate:Caesarian sections

Verbatim from Slate:Caesarian sections may nearly triple the chance of infant death among low-risk U.S. women, according to a huge study. The death rate is 0.062 percent for vaginal births and 0.177 percent for C-sections. Speculated reasons: 1) Labor produces hormones that improve babies’ lungs. 2) Labor squeezes dangerous fluid from their lungs. 3) C-sections may cause cuts and infections. 4)

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