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Med.: Caesarean Oregon Vaginal Deliveries #112586

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 26, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Change in position by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on issue of woman's second baby by Caesarean section delivery reported Report introduced.

(No location given: Tim Johnson) Issue of surgical birth versus vaginal birth after Caesarean (VBAC) featured; scenes shown of filmed delivery of Peggy Edgar's baby. [EDGAR - describes reactions to being "carved" during Caesarean delivery.] [VBAC advocate Dr. Richard PERICO - comments on vaginal births.] Rising rate of C-sections explained. [Health Research Group spokesperson Dr. Sidney WOLFE - says C-sections make more money for doctors and hospitals.] Issue further elaborated. [WOLFE - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim

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