Two things about Cesarean Awareness Month:
1. ICAN memberships are cheaper. While this may not sound like much...it means that you can do more for women for less money. Help em out, would you?
2. Oh, yeah..and there is this little statistical analysis that came out yesterday or so..
From the summary:
"Some factors that help explain the rising caesarean rates are:
increasing maternal age, rates of hypertension, diabetes, obesity and
multiple gestations. However, the increase in proportion of caesarean
births exceeds actual increases (individually and collectively) in the
prevalence of these conditions among pregnant women. In other words,
the caesarean birth rate is rising faster than medical or demographic
conditions would justify."
The report is available here:
In OTHER words..it aint cause we're fat, unhealthy or any other reason. Let's pin that blame back squarely on the shoulders of those who are making the choice to cut:
The Medical Care Providers.
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