In this month’s Science Agenda column Scientific American’s editors make the case for widespread adoption of midwifery care in the U.S. One major advantage of such a shift would be a reduction in the cost of childbirth.

from https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/sa-visual/the-cost-of-giving-birth-in-the-u-s/
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