Episode 306: The State of Pregnancy in the US

When a patient announces that they just found out that they are pregnant, it is a time of great excitement and joy. However, it’s also a time of high anxiety, panic, and worry. The WHO (World Health Organization) recommends a maximum C-section rate at 15%. The US rate is at 32%, while Norway’s rate is 17%. What’s the difference? We treat a pregnancy like we treat a disease, like it’s a problem that needs to be solved instead of a natural process that’s been happening for millennia!

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