We birth people didn’t know this, did we? Bah!

Out of the mouths of babes, in this case, a surgeon: “Since 1970, the number of C-sections performed in the United States has gone up by 500 percent…But having a baby in this decade is not 500 percent riskier than having a baby in the 1970s. Nearly half of the cesareans we do in the United States currently appear to be unnecessary, and come at a cost of 20,000 avoidable surgical complications.”

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