C-Section Rates Cut In California

C-Section Rates Cut In California

A campaign to reduce the use of Cesarean sections in California is bearing some fruit.

            According to an article recently published on the Health Affairs blog, the rate of first-time C-sections occurring at the end of low-risk pregnancies in California dropped from 28.3% in 2015 to 25.5% during the first half of 2017, a reduction of about 10%. The statewide C-section rate also dropped from 26.5% to 25.1%, a reduction of about 4%.

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