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More c-sections, higher risk for babies: Study

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Pregnant women who've had multiple Cesarean sections may be at an increased risk for complications.

British researchers compared women who had five or more c-sections with women who have had fewer than five.

They found that women with more than five c-sections were more likely to suffer from obstetric hemorrhaging and have pre-term babies.

The researchers say doctors need to treat women in this group with extra care.

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