This is not an article about emergency c-section. It is an article addressing why moms are electing c-section as their birth plan. Why are moms electing major surgery over a natural process their bodies are meant to experience?
The world is becoming an increasingly hostile place to raise children. Does the health of the average American predict the future for your baby? If there was something you could do to change that, would you do it? Is it possible that this decision could be the difference between health and disease?
Moms are lining up for c-sections like they are the luxury-upgrade to giving birth. Scheduled birth: no line, no waiting. And it can be done a week before you're actually due! But are doctors giving these moms all the information on risk? Should they be required to tell mom, "this may cause deadly food allergies?"