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Is reducing the cesarean section rate in the U.S. just a matter of Time in labor?

Is reducing the cesarean section rate in the U.S. just a matter of Time in labor? The cesarean section rate is around 30% in the USA.   One would assume that labor cannot progress by itself in a safe enough manner, requiring hospitals for safety during the birth process. At least, this is what we have been taught. While we assume this is true, the fact is that more people are opting for home birthing as an option that is safe, effective and rarely requires a C-section. The data shows that your likelihood of having a C-section is much higher in Read More »