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The longer-term effects of CS for breech in Denmark

Something is rotten …

Well, I suppose a backlash was inevitable. Due to the campaigning of women and the willingness of a significant number of health care providers to provide women with a real choice when it comes to breech childbirth, the argument for re-skilling to better support breech births has been gaining momentum. 1,254 more words

Research

Can we eliminate all risk for breech babies?

This week, a Dutch research team published the results of a large retrospective cohort study concerning the results of all breech births in the Netherlands. They concluded that an increase in the caesarean section rate following publication of the… 1,818 more words

Research

Safer to deliver breech babies by C-section, study says

Breech babies, babies that are positioned to be delivered buttocks or feet first instead of head-first, have a higher chance of survival if they are delivered by Caesarean section compared with vaginal delivery, … 114 more words

Health

Birth story

I was so ready to write this big ol’ long birth story. I wrote a few pages with my others.

This time was different.

We checked in at 6am ready to be induced. 120 more words

Baby

My (annoying) memory lane

Anyone that knows me well knows that I have an annoyingly good memory. I remember the useless stuff – what I wore to something or other, what the weather was like on such-and-such a day, and (most important of all, I’m sure you’ll agree) what I – and others – ate on these occasions. 517 more words

Random Ramblings

Let’s talk about C-Sections Baby - 30 weeks

Friday we had an appointment with my OB. She confirmed that the ultrasound we did on Tuesday showed no abnormalities (yay!) and (as reported in last week’s update) that Baby is a little on the large side. 722 more words