Yelp Features C-Section Rates for California Hospitals

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Employees of the online review site Yelp watch as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the new East Coast headquarters of the tech company on October 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Soon-to-be parents have a new tool to help decide where to have a baby: Yelp. The San Francisco-based consumer review site now includes clinical data on pregnancy procedures such as C-sections, episiotomies, and breastfeeding rates for hospitals. Yelp partnered with the California Health Care Foundation to provide the data for every hospital in the state. Forum discusses the partnership and the effort to make information on health care providers more transparent and accessible.

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