Do you know what factors dictate that a c-section needs to happen? If you're pregnant (or thinking about getting pregnant) and living in America, it's time to educate yourself on the truth behind this method of delivery. Of course sometimes caesarians are absolutely necessary, but other times studies suspect that time and money play more of a role.
"In some ways, this is analogous to what happens when people take their cars to mechanics. People who are knowledgeable about cars are likely to push back against unnecessary repairs, whereas those who don't know much about cars are less likely to take issue with the mechanic's advice."
We couldn't have said it better ourselves.
Read the full article from NPR here.