Harvard Health Blog
Inducing labor: A way to avoid a cesarean?
By: Toni Golen, MD, Contributor Childbirth affects all of us, in one way or another. Thatís the simple truth. The uncertainty about how babies are born is far more complicated: In a hospital, birthing center, or at home? With pain relief, or without? Vaginally, or by cesarean? Itís this last question thatís the topic of our conversation here.