More hospital deliveries in 2016 at lower Caesarean rate

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Headline: More hospital deliveries in 2016 at lower Caesarean rate

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WIESBADEN – The number of hospital deliveries in Germany rose by 6.3% to 761,777 in 2016 compared with a year earlier. Compared with 2011, this fifth increase in a row amounted to 18.6%. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the number of women who gave birth by Caesarean section declined from 32.2% to 30.5% in the same period.

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