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Police look for father after 9-year-old Mexican girl gives birth

A nine-year-old Mexican girl has given birth and authorities are looking for the presumed father, who is 17, officials said Wednesday. The girl, identified as Dafne, gave birth by Cesarean section to a baby girl weighing 2.7 kilos (5.7 pounds) and measuring 50 centimeters (20 inches) on January 27 in…

10-year-old girl gives birth via C-section in Colombia

A 10-year-old indigenous Colombia girl gave birth to a health 5-pound daughter by cesarean section, according to ABC News, making her one of the youngest girls to give birth. The unnamed girl arrived at the hospital in Manaure crying from the pain of her contractions. She was 39 weeks pregnant…

Vaginal birth after C-section carries more risks: study

WASHINGTON — Women who had a Cesarean section for their first child’s birth face more health risks if they attempt a vaginal birth with their second, Australian researchers said Tuesday. The study included more than 2,300 women at 14 hospitals in Australia who were preparing for their second child. About…

C-sections don’t contribute to obese children: study

(Reuters) – Children born by Cesarean section are no more likely to become obese than if they are born vaginally, according to a Brazilian study. Past research from Brazil had found a link between excessive weight and C-sections, leading some scientists to suggest that not being exposed to bacteria from the birth canal could…

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