A new study finds that the number of pregnant women undergoing a c-section has nearly doubled since the year 2000.
According to a report in the "Lancet" Journal, nearly 30 million babies were born in 2015 using the procedure.
Here in the U.S., it accounts for 32-percent of births.
C-sections were most common in Latin American and the Caribbean, where it was used in more than 44-percent of births.
While experts say it should be made universally available, they all also raised concern that it may be overused, putting both mother and child at risk.
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