WHO Says C-Sections on the Rise, But Shouldn't Happen Unless Medically Necessary

April 10, 2015 7:23 PM

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WHO Says C-Sections on the Rise, But Shouldn't Happen Unless Medically Necessary

Stephanie Dulli knew she needed a cesarean section shortly after learning that her unborn son was in a "jackknifed" position under her ribs, with his feet up over his head. Even though it deviated from her birth plan, she made peace with the idea in a hurry after her husband asked the obstetrician what would have happened in "pioneer days" before c-sections were an option.

"The OB said they would have died in childbirth," said Dulli, a mother of three in Washington, D.C. "I'm pretty grateful C-sections exist."

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