How to Change Hospital Culture When It Comes to Giving Birth

Oct 28, 2015

Edwina Brown holds her newborn daughter. Brown recently moved from the United Kingdom, where it's common for expectant mothers to see midwives.
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Marin General Hospital successfully lowered its caesarian section rates by employing nurse midwives. As KRCB’s Danielle Venton reports, duplicating those results around the state is going to require some creative thinking. 

A soon-to-launch state-wide effort from the California HealthCare Foundation is aimed at changing hospital practices around giving birth, may provide some of those answers.