The study Birth in Brazil represents a real landmark for the field of scientific research on the topic of maternal and perinatal health. It arose from a specific Brazilian research call (Edital 057/2009 from CNPq/Decit) which asked for a nationwide survey on the consequences of mode of delivery for the health of both mother and child. At that time I led another proposal also submitted to this call. The winning proposal, this that the article currently under debate refers to, was led by Leal et al. I want to c…
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