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C-section rate in U.S. climbs to all-time high
USA Today

Between 2002 and 2009, the number of cesarean deliveries rose significantly, from 27 percent of births to 34 percent, finds a new report based on information from 19 U.S. states. “C-sections are rising, and there needs to be a little bit more scrutiny from the person who is having the C-section as well as doctors and hospitals,” said report author Dr. Divya Cantor, the senior physician consultant for HealthGrades, the organization that put together the report.

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