Promoting Vaginal Birth: A Data-Informed and Team Approach to Reduce the Cesarean Birth Rate

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The U.S. is faced with an unacceptably high rate of cesarean births along with the associated short and long-term risks to both mothers and babies when these procedures are not medically necessary. Providers and nurses need insight into the factors driving these high rates, and access to effective strategies to promote vaginal birth and maintain cesarean birth rates at targeted levels.


Watch this webinar to learn:

  • An overview of the national landscape of the cesarean birth rate
  • Evidence-based strategies to reduce unnecessary cesarean birth
  • The significant role nurses play to promote vaginal birth
  • How to reduce variation and influence physician behavior

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Date: On-Demand
Duration: 45 minutes


Bill Cusick

William Cusick, MD, MFM, FACOG


Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine, St. Vincent’s Medical Center
MFM Chief, Western Connecticut Health Network
Clinical Chairperson, Dept Ob/Gyn Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University


Liz Rochin

Elizabeth Rochin, PhD, RN, NE-BC

Vice President of Nursing Services, AWHONN

Lora Sparkman

Lora Sparkman, MHA, BSN, RN


Clinical Effectiveness Consultant, Relias
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