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What’s News in Childbirth? (Alan Peaceman presentation)

Dr. Peaceman describes the three biggest childbirth-related problems in America today.


Alan M. Peaceman, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine,Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Panel description:

Why are cesarean section rates rising? Should more women be encouraged to deliver vaginally after a previous C-section? What can hospitals do to improve care to women during childbirth? These are among the issues that will be addressed during this educational session, aimed at helping health reporters better understand issues of safety and choice during pregnancy and childbirth.