Thursday, August 23, 2012

PR response to RCOG's 20% cesarean rate guidance

"New RCOG guidance urges CCGs to increase births without epidurals and reduce caesarean rates to 20%"

Controversial guidance contained in a new document published by the Royal College of Obstetricians (RCOG) could result in worse health outcomes for mothers and babies, and greater costs for the NHS, say maternity campaigners (left) and doctors (below).

You can read the press release in full HERE.


Mrs. W. said...

How does this happen in 2012? I'm does "normal birth" become a greater goal than good birth outcomes - healthy and happy mothers and babies?

Breastfeeding Without BS said...

This is outrageous.... thanks for reporting on this! And your response was excellent.