No discouraging unnecessary surgery on ‘lucky day‘

12.12.2012                      28.Kislew. 5773                      Channuka 4

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No discouraging unnecessary surgery on ‘lucky day'

Women are requesting cesarean sections on 12/12/12, although hospitals insist all surgeries are medically necessary.

The fact that Wednesday is 12/12/12 and would – according to many – make an unforgettable birth date has created a frenzy among pregnant women. Instead of three cesarean sections being performed on an average day at Rehovot’s Kaplan Medical Center, 12 will be performed at the request of women scheduled to have the surgery anyway this week….