A woman named Rinat Dray has filed suit against the Staten Island University Hospital, alleging a doctor forced her to undergo a C-section against her wishes in 2011.
A new "welding torch" closes surgical wounds using plasma instead of staples or stitches, which minimizes scarring, letting you show off your mons pubis with little to no embarrassment.
For the first time ever, a woman gave birth inside an MRI scanner, allowing doctors to watch the movement through the birth canal from beginning to end. Here's a video with images throughout the process.
The increasing number of women undergoing elective C-sections may be motivated less by convenience or aesthetics and more by apprehension: Swedish researchers writing in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology spoke to close to 500 first-time mothers about 37 weeks into their pregnancies and again three…