Brazil Unveils New Rules To Curb Cesarean Deliveries, Promote Natural Birth
Associated Press: New rules to curb ‘epidemic’ of cesarean births in Brazil
“Brazil has unveiled new rules aimed at stemming the South American nation’s ‘epidemic of cesareans’ and promoting natural births among private health care providers. Health Minister Arthur Chioro called Brazil’s obsession with cesareans, which account for more than eight out of 10 births handled by private health providers, a ‘public health problem’…” (1/7).
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