The Business of Being Born: Free Screening & Panel Discussion

Interested in Maternal Health? 

Did you know the World Health Organization recommends that the c-section rate to be between 5 and 15%, but the current rate in the US is 32.8% and many hospitals in the NYC Metro area reach above this. Find out each hospital's rate here.

The US maternity care system is one of the costliest in the world, yet among industrialized countries, our maternal & perinatal outcomes are consistently among the worst.

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This is a student organized event. A 30-minute classroom edition of the movie will be shown followed by a panel discussion. Dr. Aurelie Athan, of the Maternal Psychology Laboratory and SWG Project, has been invited to moderate. Light refreshments will be served. Click here for more information. To RSVP, please use this library reservation system, here.

  • Monday, November 4, 2013
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Russell Library, Rm 306