One out of every five pregnant women who didn’t medically need a C-section still went ahead and got one, finds a study
A caesarean section (C-section) is a method used to deliver a baby by making cuts in the abdomen and uterus. Some women choose it to avoid hours of painful labour. But compared to vaginal birth, this procedure can have future risks for women. However, a study finds one in five pregnant women in India undergo C-sections even when they don’t medically need one.