Baby Delivered Following Abdominal Pregnancy

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Baby Born After Abdominal Pregnancy

When doctors at the Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital wheeled in 30-year-old Meena for a caesarean, they thought it would be just another 15-minute procedure. But the team walked out of the operation theatre only three hours later, to announce the birth of a 2.25 kg baby boy.

Though fatigued, they were smiling when they announced that the mother was doing well. This baby, the doctors said, is the country’s second one born out of secondary abdominal pregnancy. Which means it did not develop in the uterus, but at the sigmoid colon, located at end of the large intestine, adjacent to the womb.

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Study: Cesareans Weaken Mother-Baby Bond

 Study: Cesareans Weaken Mother-Baby Bond

Doctors may need to rethink their quick decisions for c-sections

Cesarean childbirth may weaken the attachment of a mother to her baby, a study published today claims. Scientists found women who had chosen to give birth naturally were more emotionally responsive to the cries of their child than women who had a cesarean delivery.

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