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posted 02/23/15

Danielle Venton's Work

A hospital in Marin County, California, has successfully lowered its Cesarean-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.

C-sections are still considered way too common at a majority of hospitals throughout the country. In this first of a two-part series, 2015 California fellow Danielle Venton looks at how a hospital in Marin County has successfully tackled the problem.