Hungarian women’s magazine Marie Claire discusses the topic of Caesarean section through personal testimonies and comes to the conclusion that ,usually, there is no disagreement regarding its life-saving function; however, it is questionable why women are not consulted about it in non-emergency situations. Why aren’t women provided adequate information about it?, asks the Hungarian monthly. The number of C-sections has been growing from year to year and, now, the number of Hungarian C-sections (34 percent of births) is more than the double of the 1999 WHO recommendation, even though advocates of natural birth are becoming more numerous in Hungary. CEU Philosophy PhD student Agora Major shares her story.
Due to copyright regulations, the article is available in the magazine (pp. 78-82, Ki mit tud?)