Women In Mexico Seek Alternatives To Cesarean Section As More Midwives Become Available
NPR: Mexican Women Look For Alternatives To Cesarean Sections
“…Cristina Alonso [has] been a midwife for 20 years. She opened this birthing center just two years ago hoping to cut into Mexico’s c-section rate, which at 49 percent is one of the highest in the world and more than three times what the World Health Organization says is ideal…” (Levinson, 9/13).
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