However, it is convenient and practical, births at times when the hospital fully operational, ie weekday daytime to plan working hours. Weekend work is also more expensive. In Germany, for example, public sector workers are paid on average 25 % more for Sunday work. And in Switzerland, caesarean sections are almost twice as much as vaginal births.
The second study paints a similar picture in Germany, in all 16 states. Weekend births were consistently less frequent, with an average of 15 % fewer births on weekends than expected.These studies suggest that environmental influences gave way by social rhythms. Natural periods of labor and deliveries are made often not in line with the working hours of hospitals, where the majority of deliveries are nowadays. In fact the natural, non-induced labor market to occur in to occur in women, during the night peak.Lower than 95 percent spark concern of possible MMR Epidemic, UKThe research at British Pharmaceutical Conference in Manchester start show only 63 percent of British parent to vaccinate their children against measles, mumps and rubella , spark concerns about the potential output for an epidemic.
Royal College of midwifery aims to promotion and development of work the midwives. To RCM provides more than 95 percent of UK midwifery and is one of oldest of the world and one of the largest midwifes organization , is celebrating its 125th Birth in 2006. It is also an unions.