Download updated slides from the Birth by the Numbers short movie. These slides are freely available for use in classrooms, childbirth education classes, and other settings.
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In the short movie “Birth by the Numbers,” Gene Declercq, PhD, Professor of Maternal and Child Health at the Boston University School of Public Health, presents sobering statistics about birth in the United States. Providing credible data-based evidence, this 20-minute film debunks popular myths about what’s driving the United States cesarean rate increase.
There’s a new report under the International tab on global overuse and underuse of cesarean section. This is an interesting attempt to quantify the disparities in use of this procedure across high-resource and lower-resource countries. Take a look!