Cesarean Rates

The Cesarean stats for 2012 are out for the CA hospitals – Check them out here  These rates are from OSHPD and are the TOTAL cesarean rates, not the risk adjusted Here are the local numbers: 42.0% – Good Samaritan (listed under Northern Cal) 32.8% – El Camino – Mt View 32.6% – Sequoia 32.2% […]

Continuous Labor Support Reduces Risk of Cesarean Section and Other Adverse Outcomes in Women and Newborns Source: Childbirth Connection Excellent article talking about current research showing the benefits of continuous labor support / birth doula care! “Women who labor with a dedicated support companion are less likely than women without such support to experience a […]