Worldwide, one in three children is born by cesarean section. The operation is often necessary and can save lives, but it’s not without risks. And studies suggest a cesarean birth could affect the child’s health.
Mary, from Ghana, has neither residency documents nor health insurance, meaning she and her unborn baby are at risk. Many undocumented women in Germany delay medical procedures because they fear deportation.
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Worldwide, far fewer women die from pregnancy-related complications than 25 years ago. In the US, however, the number has risen — and it's African-American women who are most affected.
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