According to a hospital watchdog group, too many pregnant women in the United States are induced early, unnecessarily endangering their own health and that of their newborns.
A woman comes into a hospital, in labor, refuses to pre-consent to a c-section, and has her baby whisked away under charges of child neglect?
Are hundreds of thousands of women in the U.S. undergoing unnecessary hysterectomies without proper informed consent? Women’s health advocate, Rep. Carolyn Maloney says possibly.
Today, while many are cheering the passing of the reform, others are thumbing their nose at it. I sit here in the middle of the road but certainly grateful for a specific portion of this bill not allowing providers to deny medical coverage for pre-existing medical conditions.