New WHO Guideline on Unnecessary C-Sections

New WHO Guideline on Unnecessary C-Sections

Oct 12 2018

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

Jun 13 2018

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 and participated in this workshop. We had a great turnout, including 27 videoconference sites, 8 webinar sites and numerous…

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

Apr 20 2018

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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