Promoting Vaginal Birth: A Guide To Understand and Lower the Cesarean Birth Rate
Promoting Vaginal Birth
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4 contributors to higher cesarean birth rates
Strategies to promote physiologic birth and the importance of patient education
The role of induction: recent trends, appropriate use, and associated risks
The use of FHR management guidelines
Increasing access to vaginal birth including management of singleton breech, twins, and TOLAC
About this research brief
Currently in the U.S., we’re faced with an unacceptably high rate of cesarean births along with the associated short and long-term risks to both mothers and babies when these procedures are not medically necessary.
Hospitals, providers, and nurses need insight into the factors driving these high rates and access to effective strategies to promote vaginal birth and maintain cesarean birth rates at targeted levels.