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The surprising factor behind a spike in C-sections


Cesarean delivery of a baby—or C-section—is the most commonly performed surgery in the world.

Rising C-section rates are a problem all over the world—but it’s particularly notable in the United States.

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Your Biggest C-Section Risk May Be Your Hospital


Consumer Reports finds that your risk of a cesarean section can be more than nine times higher depending on the hospital you choose.

The most common major surgery performed in the U.S isn’t to remove an appendix or replace a knee.

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When Birth Doesn't Go As Planned

In this post, I am going to talk about births that end with a healthy parent and child, where things did not go according to the birth plan, or had a different method of delivery than planned. 434 more words

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A Doula for All kinds of Birth

Many people have asked me (and probably every other doula out there!) why they should hire a doula if they’re having an epidural, a C-section, a premature baby, or a fully medicated birth. 311 more words