Studies show that in the United States, over 1 million pregnant women give birth through cesarean section (C-section) annually. C-sections can resolve labors that may have medical complications, and can help to save the lives of mothers and babies due to an emergency during labor. But many experts believe that these surgeries are being performed too frequently, and sometimes for preventable reasons. If you'd like to avoid the additional risks and extended recovery periods associated with C-sections, there are a few ways to improve your odds of having a vaginal birth during your pregnancy.
How to Avoid a Cesarean Section
Dr Rohit Bhaskar July 16, 2022