A Study Claims That C-Sections Are Driving Human Evolution — But Don’t Get Too Worried Yet

A Study Claims That C-Sections Are Driving Human Evolution — But Don’t Get Too Worried Yet
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If a newborn baby is too large or a woman’s pelvis too narrow, it can be dangerous or deadly. In theory, these are the sorts of characteristics that evolutionary pressures might make less common over time. And yet, as researchers point out in a study published December 5 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, obstructed labor caused by these traits still occurs pretty frequently (3-6% of births worldwide, according to an analysis of World Health Organization data)…

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