Recent research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology reveals that infants less than 32 weeks gestation had a significantly lower mortality rate when delivered by a planned C-section vs. vaginal delivery.
Premature birth rates are still too high in the United States. Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death. Those infants that do survive face a risk of several disabilities. http://www.abclawcenters.com/areas-of-practice/intracranial-hemorrhages