Longer Time Given To Moms To Labour Means Fewer C-Sections!

Newer guidelines which define 'active labour' as 6 cms of dilation (not the old 4 cms ) are being put into place in many hospitals in the US and other countries so that women have more time to labor before it is called "failure to progress" and mother taken up for augmentation with Pitocin and/or a...

What Hospitals Can Do To Reduce Unnecessary Cesareans

Here's a great article about what hospitals can do to reduce unnecessary Cesareans! Having doctors round the clock on salary, who are skilled at waiting and doing vaginal births; having doctors with skills to do operative vaginal births (vaccum/forceps); having nurse-midwives take on all the low-risk...