The United States of Mostly Unnecessary Epidurals


The US is the most expensive nation in the world in which to have a baby – and it may factor into thousands of bankruptcies each year. One might believe if having a baby costs more it must be safer … just the opposite is true. Despite the high costs, the US consistently ranks poorly in health outcomes for mothers and infants. So, why do more American women receive invasive procedure related to having babies compared to other countries? [What you learn about this topic may be very upsetting. Please tune into ‘The Dr. Bob Martin Show’]