The C-section rate is at an all-time high. We need to know why. Click here for a press release from CIMS (The Coalition to Improve Maternity Services) that discusses the need for transparency in maternity care. One midwife was quoted as saying, “In the United States, we are seeing increased public reporting of outcomes and procedure rates for facilities in surgical and cardiac care, but, access to maternity care data remains almost non-existent.” We need to change that.
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