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A new team approach to delivering babies at Providence is proving to be positive for many new moms.
Cesarean sections are the latest mommy trend, a study has found. The Cesarean section rate in the U.S. has reached a historic high at 34 percent.
Babies born after 37 weeks of pregnancy are full-term. However, new research has shown that a baby’s brain nearly doubles in weight in the last few weeks of pregnancy. Also, important lung and other organ development occur at this time. And, although the overall risk of death is small, it is double for infants born at 37 weeks of pregnancy, when compared to babies born at 40 weeks, for all races and ethnicities.Read more.