Yes. This. Incredible article outline the pathetic state of childbirth across the country.
This quote entirely summarizes why I chose to have a non medicated birth at a Birth Center, even though I was told I was high risk ( my age and weight) by my initial OB.
I said no to her.
I had a wonderful birth and did not need all the IVs, induction chemicals and drama that can accompany a hospital birth. Not to mention I avoided the c-section that OB told me I was going to have. On my first ( and only) visit to her.
Healthy baby. Healthy mama.