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An in-depth look at C-sections

There's a nice article  in the current issue of Harvard Magazine on C-sections and their rising rates. One online commenter calls it "quite likely the most comprehensive and accurately written overview of the obstetrical situation in the U.S." that she's ever read, and I also appreciated writer Nell Lake's balanced approach on an issue that Lake accurately describes as "much contested."

Previously: Unneeded cesareans are risky and expensive, NIH panel weighs in on vaginal birth after cesarean and NIH panel weighs in on vaginal birth after cesarean
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