There Are Cesareans... And Then There's Everything Else

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By Jill—Unnecesarean
 

Just when you finished rolling your eyes at newspaper editors who insist on calling vaginal birth, “traditional” or “natural” birth while readers wonder if they should acknowledge the 800 pound vagina in the room, there’s a new surgery normative term in town.

 

 

I think this is the first time I’ve ever seen the vaginal birth column in a spreadsheet labeled “Non C-Section Deliveries.” It’s right up there with having patients sign waivers for “attempting” an “elective vaginal delivery.”