For Some women, birth has become the latest battlegound for reproductive rights

August 24, 2005

In a USA Today story, reporter Rita Rubin explores how "a growing number of hosptials, women are being forced to schedule a repeat cesarean section just because they already had one." The story describes an overall C-section rate in the US that continues to climb and local activism opposing restrictions on women seeking to have vaginal births: "'My uterus, my choice,' read one placard at a rally in late July at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash." To read the full story go to:

http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2005-08-23-csection-battle_x.htm