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Though some obstetricians tout the safety of cesareans and their value in preventing perineal damage, a systematic review of current research shows that vaginal birth is safer
For many women, labor is a physically intense experience that puts many demands on the body. Unfortunately, women are routinely restricted from eating or drinking in labor, which can mean running out of energy when it's needed it most