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C-Section Brazil

Brazil is the caesarean capital of the world. Julia Carneiro finds out what is behind this C-section “epidemic”.

Brazil is the C-section capital of the world. In a country where caesareans account for over half of all births and 88% in the private sector. BBC correspondent Julia Carneiro investigates what some call the “C-section epidemic” and examines recent government measures to counter a C-section culture which remains dangerously strong.

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