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New WHO Guideline on Unnecessary C-Sections

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently published recommendations for non-medical interventions to reduce unnecessary cesarean sections.

Read the guideline here:
https://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/non-clinical-interventions-to-reduce-cs/en/

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Workshop Report – Shaping Practice to Promote Vaginal Birth

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The final report for the workshop, “Shaping Practice to Promote Vaginal Birth in BC” held on February 28, 2018 is now available.

Report on Shaping Practice to Promote Vaginal Birth in BC Workshop_FINAL

Thank you to everyone who attended …

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How Richmond Hospital went from the highest rate of C-sections in BC to one of the lowest

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Optimal Birth BC members, Dr. Brenda Wagner and Prof. Saraswathi Vedam, discuss successes at Richmond Hospital, promoting vaginal birth and reducing caesarean section rates.

Read the article here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/how-richmond-hospital-went-from-the-highest-rate-of-c-sections-in-b-c-to-one-of-the-lowest-1.4627747

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