Tuesday, January 27, 2009

When is something not elective? When you don't choose it

Jennifer Block (author of "Pushed") has a great piece over on RHRealityCheck called "Can We Please Stop Blaming Women for C-Sections?". Amen.

I know someone who had a c-section for transverse lie, scheduled well before her due date; her baby was less than six pounds. She actually had to resist pressure to take the baby earlier. Was that elective? Let's point the fingers at the right people.

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