Tag Archives: Birth

Does Giving Birth “Reset” a Woman’s Fertility?

Does giving birth “reset” a woman’s biological clock? Perhaps. Women who have given birth before do have a better chance of getting pregnant in their mid to late 30s. Continue reading

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Giving Birth Takes Twice As Long It As It Did 50 Years Ago

Giving birth today takes twice as long as it did 50 years ago, and this can affect your chances of a c-section. Continue reading

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Inducing Labor Past 39 Weeks Does Not Increase Your Chances of Having a C-Section

Pregnant women often fear that having their labor induced will lead to a c-section. In her bestselling book, Expecting Better, Emily Oster cites fear of a c-section as the primary reason she opted not to have her labor induced. Other reputable sources like the … Continue reading

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