NYT Article Looks at Preventable Cesareans

by | Jan 22, 2016 | Cesarean Surgery

A New York Times commentary serves as an eye-opener for anyone unaware of the degree to which having a cesarean depends on factors having nothing to do with the health or well-being of mothers and babies. The commentary also discusses measures intended to address those factors, but until there is widespread buy-in and implementation, which isn’t likely to happen anytime soon, the take-away for pregnant women is that they need to choose their care provider and birth location carefully.

Take Charge of Your Birth

Labor Pain What's Your Best Strategy Henci Goer

The first in Henci’s new Take Charge of Your Birth Series, Labor Pain: What’s Your Best Strategy? delivers up-to-date access to the best medical research plus practical strategies for developing your plan and putting it into action. Also available in audiobook.

Get Our Free E-Book

The Thinking Woman's Guide To Optimal Maternity Care

This groundbreaking ebook provides pregnant people and their partners benchmarks for choosing a birth place and guidance on how to select care providers who support an evidence-based, physiologic approach. It identifies the gaps between typical labor management and optimal care and gives sage advice on how to find care they can trust.