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The 10 Most Cesarean-Happy States in the U.S.

           


#5. ALABAMA


Alabama’s 30.1% low risk c-section rate in 2014 dropped a bit from 31.2% in 2013. The state’s total c-section rate is quite high at 35.4%. The Alabama Department of Public Health reports a dismal 4.0% VBAC rate for 2013.

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