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As I discovered while editing the new Stanford Medicine magazine report on childbirth, the placenta is a terribly important organ yet a big question mark …

Recently a pregnant friend who's five weeks from her due date solemnly acknowledged it was time: She and her partner had long ago agreed that …

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There's a nice article  in the current issue of Harvard Magazine on C-sections and their rising rates. One online commenter calls it "quite likely the most …

Cesarean deliveries are over-used in California, and reducing the number of surgical births would save health-care dollars and protect women's health. Those are the conclusions …

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