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Classification of C-sections may need to be developed for improved maternity care

To track and analyse caesarean section trends and thus improve maternity care, the Robson classification is used worldwide. A study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows differences between Sweden and


Lower chance of pregnancy and childbirth after IVF with one ovary

Women who have had one ovary surgically removed (unilateral oophorectomy) are less likely to become pregnant after in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and give birth to fewer babies than women with


First months decisive for immune system development

Many diseases caused by a dysregulated immune system, such as allergies, asthma and autoimmunity, can be traced back to events in the first few months after birth. To date, the