Vaginal birth is beneficial both to the mother and the baby hence should be encouraged when there are no complications.
Mothers who have had natural birth recover pretty fast to a point where they can take care of themselves and the baby. There fewer complications associated with natural birth. The hospital stay is shorter and this has financial benefits.In addition, mothers get a feeling of accomplishment.
Babies born vaginally tend to do better after birth.They are able to cope with stress better hence lower risk of breathing problems.