Journal Article

Does maternal obesity explain trends in caesarean section rates? Evidence from a large Irish maternity hospital

October 7, 2019

Irish Journal of Medical Science

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The study found that although the prevalence of being overweight or obese changed little over the period, the odds of having a CS if a woman is obese have increased for multiparas. For nulliparas, increasing CS rates were found to be strongly associated with an increase in maternal age.