By Sherri Wilkerson, LCCE, CD(DONA)
Statistically speaking, most expectant couples will go through labor before the birth of their child, and a rising number of those couples will hire a doula for labor support. And the reality is that some of the births will, due to various reasons, result in a ce
Last week, I went out to my various networks on Facebook and posted this question: "For those who have had cesarean births, what surprised you or "shook" you the most?" The volume, depth, and breadth of responses from women in all walks of life surprised me. Those who responded agreed to share their
Childbirth classes prepare expecting families for the challenges, joys, and questions that will inevitably occur during labor, birth, and postpartum. As part of a quality, comprehensive childbirth class, you will also gain an understanding of c-section. Your childbirth class should include the follo
April is Cesarean Awareness Month and around this time of year I always reflect upon the birth of my oldest son. He will turn eight in May; almost eight years since the birth that changed my life and my life's mission forever.
Obviously, the birth of your first child is a moment that you've plann
Just in time for Cesarean Awareness month, Consumer Reports is releasing an investigation into C-section rates of more than 1,200 hospitals across the country. And the results are sobering.
Six in ten hospitals had C-section rates above the national target for low-risk deliveries of 23.9 percent.