Increase Your odds of a normal birth – use a Midwife

A report on the results of 22 international studies, published in a recent edition of the Australian Health Review, revealed something curious. It found that low-risk pregnant women being cared for by midwives were more likely to have a normal birth than equally low-risk women being cared for by a doctor. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/birth-is-no-time-for-war-stories-20120622-20tvt.html#ixzz1yaEoUmXJ

Risk of uterine rupture

If you are to have an elective C section, please ensure that you are double stitched up, not single stitched . . please read on .. AIMS Journal, Spring 2004, Vol 16 No 1 Risk of uterine rupture A single-layer, rather than a double-layer, closure of the incision after a caesarean may greatly increase the …

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Uneasy Babies

Unforseen Caesarean Consequences Without weighing into why C-section is now a major growth industry, and why natural birthing is seen by many as dangerous, and archaic, I would ask you to please think about the effects of a major abdominal operation in our fee for service medical world.