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FIGO's ethical recommendations on female sterilisation will do more harm than good: a commentary.

Verkuyl DA. J Med Ethics. 2014 Jul 9. pii: medethics-2013-101827. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101827

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Committee for the Ethical Aspects of Human Reproduction and Women’s Health advises against tubal occlusion (TO) performed at the time of caesarean section (CS/TO) or following a vaginal delivery (VD/TO) if this sterilisation has not been discussed with the woman in an earlier phase of her pregnancy. 199 more words


Tips for breastfeeding after a Cesarean delivery

  1. Have a calm and quiet place you can go to when breastfeeding, especially in the beginning while your baby is forming his or her feeding pattern and habits.
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D-Day is approaching...quickly. Am I ready?

So my delivery date is 3 weeks away and I am going though all kinds of emotions. I just need to be raw with my feelings and vent today, so please bear with me… 712 more words


Lavendilly Story Time: The Ringing Bell

This is the story of my Little One’s caesarean birth. I wrote this to tell at her 4th birthday party, although I told a simplified version. 1,527 more words

Becoming a Balanced Doula

I recently attended a birth where intervention was necessary. In short, it was an induction leading to cesarean. I can’t give too many details for the sake of client confidentiality, but suffice it to say, it was a difficult labor and birth. 659 more words


Epigenetic Alterations in Infants Through C-Sections

Cesarean Delivery just might be causing epigenetic alterations in the DNA of infants at birth. Studies have found this out recently, but it hasn’t been concluded that this change is long lasting. 319 more words


To Push or not to Push

When I found out I was pregnant in 2009 with our first child I never considered a cesarean section. I was fit, healthy, and I had the preconception that labour pain could not be as bad as what people make out.