Asia’s Cesarean Phenomenon

Asia’s Cesarean Phenomenon
While the World Health Organization recommends a C-section rate of 10-15% of total births in trhe developing world, the figure is often much higher. Despite the risks, large numbers of women are opting for C-sections to avoid birth pain and to control the date of their baby’s arrival. March 2005 Dhaka, Bangladesh. ©Monirul Alam

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