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Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending December 13th

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at
Science & Sensibility – A Case of Statistical Malpractice? Predicting the Risk of Uterine Rupture: Amy Romano calls “statistical [...]

Less Cesareans with Induction of Labor? Read the Fine Print!

Media reports this past week have hyped a recent study claiming that induction of labor may actually reduce the need for cesarean. These findings appear to contradict previous research and generally held opinion.
However, these reports have underplayed and under-reported the substantial caveats offered by the researchers about their findings. Although the authors do report [...]