Guidelines to reduce C-section births urge waiting

February 19, 2014 10:03 PM

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Guidelines to reduce C-section births urge waiting

“Labor takes a little longer than we may have thought,” said Dr. Aaron Caughey, who co-authored the guidelines for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

The recommendations are being published jointly Thursday by two groups of pregnancy specialists — ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine — amid growing concern that C-sections are overused.

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