Cesarean Section Births in Brazil

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Jackie Wolf speaks with recent OU graduate Jill Klimpel about her research on the high rate of cesarean births in Brazil.

Brazil currently has the highest C-section rate in the world, with cesareans making up 80% to 90% of births in private hospitals, with some hospitals at a 99% rate.