"We're not saying what women should choose," he said. "We're saying there should be a choice."
Murphy, whose urogynecology practice deals with these issues, said pelvic floor injuries include serious vaginal prolapse, urinary and stool incontinence and sexual dysfunction. "I have many patients who wish they did have a caesarean. Some of my patients are pelvic cripples at a young age because of damage sustained during childbirth."