Monday, December 14, 2009

Yet Another Hospital to Close L&D in January

The Philadelphia area has had 18 L&D. closures since 1997, limiting women's choices and putting a severe strain on remaining L&D units.

Mercy Suburban Hospital in Norristown PA, will close L&D, January 18, 2010.

(Click here to read article).

To those birth advocates that believe L&D is a profitable part of a hospital's operations, I would ask one question: "Why would a hospital that interested in maximizing revenue. close a profitable unit?"


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