Saturday, August 13, 2011

NEEDLESS CESAREAN'S CAUSING HARM TO WOMEN AND BABIES





"[N]eedless cesarean sections are actually harming women and babies alike. California watch found that hemorrhaging from C-sections "is one of several possible factors in the state's increased maternal death rate," with the main risk coming in women who have multiple c-sections. And other recent studies have found that early birth by c-section or inducing labor can do damage to infants, whose brains are developing right up until the end. All bad news..."

Why Hospitals in Portland Are Banning Early Births
http://www.theatlantic.com/life/archive/2011/08/why-hospitals-in-portland-are-banning-early-births/243499/