Today I no longer have to wonder how many minutes it takes to soft boil an egg, or ruminate on the history behind phrases such as “final nail in the coffin”. 345 more words
If you follow ‘birth interest’ pages in social media, you could be forgiven for thinking that there is a sudden epidemic of ‘Maternal-Assisted Caesareans’ (MACs) in Australia. 2,067 more words
When I first saw the pictures of the mothers who had MACs (Mother Assisted Births) this week, I knew it was going to be said- that any kind of gentling of a cesarean is only going to… 525 more words
Too many women in India are having cesarean sections—and it’s everybody’s fault.
At least that’s the conclusion that some obstetricians are coming to when they look at the rising number of cesarean, or surgical births: That doctors, patients and policymakers are all responsible for a steep increase in unnecessary, … 1,154 more words