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Gene Declercq and Judy Norsigian

Mothers aren't behind a vogue for caesareans

By Gene Declercq and Judy Norsigian
April 3, 2006

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''TOO POSH to push." The headline, which originated in British tabloids, has been used to capture what is claimed as a trend toward an increasing number of medically elective caesareans requested by upper-class mothers. A just concluded National Institutes of Health meeting on the topic of ''Maternal Request Caesareans," both by the mere title of the conference and its draft ... (Full article: 700 words)

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