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More babies born full-term at Sutter hospitals under new safeguards
Sacramento Bee

Babies are arriving on their own schedules these days at Sutter hospitals, and that’s good for their health, officials say.

Concerned about a nearly two- decade escalation in the rate of elective, early births, Sutter General Hospital in Sacramento and Sutter Roseville Medical Center participated in a national study aimed at making sure more babies spend at least 39 weeks in the womb.