We are excited to announce the release of our next Birth by the Numbers video on the myth and reality of cesarean section rates!! Check out the video on our blog!
The recently released 2013 national birth data reveals the rate of out-of-hospital births rose to 1.35%, the highest rate since such data was first reported in 1990. Click here to find out more!
What does the second and third birth look like for a mother who has had a primary cesarean birth as compared to a mother whose first birth was vaginal? Check out our blog post by clicking here.
Check out our latest video “Birth by the Numbers Part II: Myth and Reality Concerning US Cesareans.” Gene Declercq, PhD, explores some common explanations for why the cesarean rate has risen over the past 20 years, before leveling off. Do you know the truth about these myths? Watch the video, hear the evidence, and test your knowledge!
Ever wonder what cesarean rates are like around the world? Travel to our maps page to find out! These maps, in the form of Powerpoint slides, are excellent resources for teaching in the classroom or birth-related educational settings.