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C-Section Rate...

Posted by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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We all complain that the U.S. has one of the highest C-section rate in the world, but have we bothered to look at other countries, for example:

According the WHO (World Health Organization) the C-Section rate should only be around 10% to 15% in some countries that percentage is double:

Dominican Republic: 44.3%

Puerto Rico: 49%

Brazil: 44.2%

Mexico: 37.8%

U.S: 33% as of 2008

Iran: 50%

Why is that?

 


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by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 3:08 PM

In a lot of this countries the c-section rate is higher because women think that having a vaginal birth is barbaric and is going to change the look of things (down south) also some doctors like in Iran are not educating their patients about the consequences of c-section and are actually telling women that their babies will be smarter if they are born by c-section.

 


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