California Cesarean Rates

Californians have access to the best statewide maternity care data collection in the country. Compare 2014 hospital rates, including an unprecedented registry of hospitals' self-reported VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) policies at

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Consumer Reports Maternity Ratings and Articles

The Leapfrog Group Maternity Ratings and Reports

If you don't see your hospital's rate on the Leapfrog Group web site, it's because they don't report their maternity data to the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Take action! Ask them why not.

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Updated 1/2017