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O.C. doctors push to lower C-section rates

December 03, 2010

IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Manuel Porto is among the leaders in giving pregnant women the choice to deliver naturally, even after the’ve had a caesarian section delivery in a previous pregnancy. Porto, chairman of UC Irvine’s Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, told the Orange County Register that insurance companies and other doctors are resisting the push to lower C-section rates.