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Birth

WHO warns of Caesarean 'epidemic'

According to the WHO, in a lot of developing and developed countries there is an epidemic of Caesarean sections, even when there is no medical need.

Induced labour

Everything you need to know about induced labour, when it is used and how.

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Michael Sirius says...

Funnily enough, Nature doesn't provide us with a Vitamin K shot at birth, so why is it needed? This is fear-mongering at its best. Courtesy of your local Pharmaceutical company Parents shunning newborns' vitamin shot
Birth triggers newborn for survival

Neurons that process sensory information such as touch and vision are arranged in precise, well-characterised maps that are crucial for translating perception into understanding.

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