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2010 Cesarean Section Data

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CESAREAN RATE DROPS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 16 YEARS;
1 IN 3 PREGNANT WOMEN STILL FACE SURGICAL DELIVERY

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U.S. Today: U.S. newborn death rate higher than in 40 other nations

U.S. newborn death rate higher than in 40 other nations

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The United States now trails 40 other countries when it comes to risk of newborn death with a newborn death rate of 4.3 per 1,000 live births.

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New Study on VBAmC (vaginal birth after multiple cesareans)

Hat tip to Pregnancy & Childbirth on About.com for referencing a new study on vbacs:  “Vaginal Birth OK after Multiple Cesareans”

This study compared women who were who had 1 and 2 cesareans with women who had 3+ cesareans.  63 more words

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CNN.com - What doctors don't tell you about C-sections

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When the procedure is needed — when the mother or baby is in distress or other factors make a vaginal delivery hazardous — it can be a lifesaver.

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Time is limited!  Call and write before Tuesday, when voting will take place. 471 more words

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