C-Section Births Among Black Women On The Rise

These days it's not uncommon for a pregnant woman to schedule her due date as though it were a hair appointment. It usually involves being induced into labor and more often than not, having a Caesarean section, a procedure 34% of Black women are choosing according to a new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Center for Health Statistics... Read More: Maternal Deaths For Black Women "Scandalous"Black Babies Not Getting Enough Vitamin DIs Abortion Being Made a Black Woman's Issue? Here's what you had to say: Joy commented: "The system is so corrupt. I cannot believe that these fools would recommend a surgery so they can get more money from the patient." Youngun wrote: "If you [have] a small window of time for maternity leave and want to make life a little less crazy--which life is when having kids--then this new trend makes sense. Every woman in my family had c-sections, not one vaginal birth."


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