KUSA - Some families in Denver used this Labor Day as an opportunity to call attention to what they say is a crisis in American maternal healthcare.
The Rally to Improve Birth was held at at Sunken Gardens Park Monday.
The group points to several studies by the World Health Organization that show too many women are getting C-sections.
They question whether all of these C-sections are medically necessary. They also accuse some doctors and health care providers of performing C-sections without giving patients all the information they should get.
HealthONE Hospitals released a statement in response to Mondays rally. It reads in part, "While care decisions are made by patients and their physicians and other caregivers, we have promoted a number of evidenced-based practices in perinatal care during the last decade."
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