Cesarean awareness month

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April has been Cesarean Awareness Month. Why is there an awareness campaign for a common medical procedure? Because it's way too common! The World Health Organization (WHO) and medical studies agree that the best outcomes happen in places where the cesarean rate is 5 - 10%, but in the U.S. nearly 1 in 3 mothers delivers by cesarean. That's cause for alarm. It's important to understand that this crisis is not caused by mothers in any way. Researchers have identified several causes within … [Read more...]


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