Asian-White Couples More Likely To Need A C-Section

October 2, 2008

A new  study has found that Asian women  who have white partners are more likely to require a C-section to give birth..<br /> ...Washington (Chattahbox) – A new  study has found that Asian women  who have white partners are more likely to require a C-section to give birth.

The study was carried out by researchers from the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, as well as the Stanford University School of Medicine.

The study looked at thousands of couples, comparing Asian-white couples  to all white couples, and all Asian couples.

What they found was that the Cesarean rate was highest in the couples with an Asian mother, and white father, at 33.2%.

This compared to 23% for the white mother and Asian father combination.


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