The number of babies delivered by caesarean went from less than one million in 1988 to 5.8 million in 2014. Photo: Xinhua

Why more women are choosing caesareans in China despite the health risks

  • Attack on doctors in Beijing triggers debate over rising use of the procedure
  • China’s caesarean rate has gone from 3.7 per cent in 1988 to 34.9 per cent in 2014
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The number of babies delivered by caesarean went from less than one million in 1988 to 5.8 million in 2014. Photo: Xinhua
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