C-Sections (29)

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For Profit Hospitals Performing More C-Sections - California Watch

For-profit hospitals across the state are performing cesarean sections at higher rates than nonprofit hospitals, a California Watch analysi…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin

1 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by Samantha

High C-section Rate May Have Something To Do With Impatience

A new article out in the LA Times states the obvious... Cesarean deliveries have doubled since 1996 and now account for one-third of all bi…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin

0 Sep 1, 2010

One-Third of First Time Mothers End up with Cesareans, New Study Finds

For years, ACOG has blamed REPEAT cesareans for the high rates of surgical births in the US. This study suggests that the problem lies in t…

Started by Katie

2 Sep 1, 2010
Reply by Sara

Illinois Cesarean rates 2008...IL should be worried!

  http://www.theunnecesarean.com/blog/2010/5/28/illinois-cesarean-rates-by-hospital-2008.html

Started by Joni Cox

4 Jun 27, 2010
Reply by Melissa

NY Times: Cesarean rate in the US at an all time high

Yet another article out on the rising C-Section rate... http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/24/health/24birth.html?ref=health

Started by MyBestBirth Admin

1 Mar 25, 2010
Reply by askyourfriendkira

More C-Section Awareness in the News...

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/giving-birth-safely-10060397

Started by MyBestBirth Admin

2 Mar 13, 2010
Reply by Eileen Colegrove

Probiotics for babies born by Cesarean Section

Science News posted an article entitled, "Probiotics May Prevent Certain Allergies in Cesarean-Delivered Children But Not in All Children".…

Started by Carol Van Der Woude

0 Feb 25, 2010

Defensive Medicine+Cesarean Section=No Insurance?

So I just read another article giving doctors sympathy for "having" to practice defensive medicine to avoid lawsuits. There is nothing, and…

Started by Susan B.

4 Sep 24, 2009
Reply by KM

partial placenta previa

Looks like my placenta is somewhat attached to the cervix and I am most likely looking at a c-section. After months of preping for NCB, I f…

Started by MishaLee

11 Sep 14, 2009
Reply by Michael R.

terrifying legal case

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/louise-marie-roth/is-a-woman-in-labor-a-per_b_242307.html This is outrageous - I am deeply shocked that this…

Started by Jane Wines

6 Jul 23, 2009
Reply by Jane Wines

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