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Dr. Noora Abdullah Al-Moosa

Family Medicine Joint Program , Eastern region – 2010

Straight, No Chaser: Advanced Maternal Age

Times have changed. Marriages are increasingly career-focused, and couples more and more choose to have babies later in life. It is helpful that these decisions can now be aided by recent innovations in medicine regarding fertility. 443 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Too posh to push? I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that

A story last week claimed that caesarean sections were on the rise because women are demanding them.

The Times story, headed “Hampstead mothers are behind rise in caesareans” began like this: 551 more words

Second Opinion for Caesarean section

It is always helpful to have  second opinion for  caesarean  section. Before we go for second opinion, we need to understand, why  in some cases  caesarean section is  necessary  ?  142 more words

Caesarean Section

Induction of Labor and Cesarean Delivery

Grobman, W. A. New England Journal of Medicine 2016; 374:880-881. Published online: March 3, 2016

At the heart of obstetrical care is a seemingly simple calculus: when are the benefits of delivery greater than the benefits of continued pregnancy?

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03 (March 2016)

“Vaginal seeding” of infants born by caesarean section

Cunningham, A. et al. BMJ 2016;352:i227

How should health professionals engage with this increasingly popular but unproved practice?

The microbiota is the community of microbes that colonises our bodies, outnumbering our own cells 10 to 1. 

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02 (February 2016)

Do we need a drive to bring down the caesarean section rate?

The president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), David Richmond, has called for an NHS-wide drive to reduce the number of first-time mothers having caesarean sections, according to a… 506 more words