|12:43 pm - Summarized in bullet points|
Teens are having more kids again.
Unmarried people are having lots of kids.
Caesarian rates are up again.
Basically everyone is having kids with the obvious exceptions.
Current Mood: cynical
Current Music: Tom Lehrer "Hanukah in Santa Monica"
ceasarean births are evil. 31% of all deliveries? that's just convenience for OBs, and has nothing to do with what's best for mamas and babies.
other countries with lower neonatal morbidity and mortality rates have much lower c-section rates than the US. Of course many of those countries offer "woman-centered care", e.g. community midwives, home births, you name it.
I'll step off my high horse now.