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What should the RCOG advise women about risk?

The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) is to consider giving pregnant women advice about the relative risks of vaginal births and caesarean sections, according to the New Scientist. 483 more words

Caesarean sections - a feminist issue?

A Canadian doctor has provocatively argued that women should be able to choose to deliver their babies by planned caesarean section. (Normally women are only offered a planned section if they have particular obstetric problems that would make it dangerous to deliver vaginally.) 480 more words

Please Welcome Eddie...

Our little Eddie was born on the 11th June 2016, weighing 8lb 4oz and with a head circumference in the 98th percentile. Yup that’s right – the 98th!! 238 more words


Eddie enters the world...

So here we are, 8 days after one of the most intense days of my life, sitting at home cuddling my little Eddie and writing our birth story. 1,004 more words


Eddie Baby

Quick update just to introduce you to the newest member of our family – Edward (aka Eddie). Born at 4.49am GMT on Saturday 11th June by emergency c-section. 56 more words


Alice Forrest: The Midwife's Tale Oral History Collection

During research for their book, Billie Hunter and Nicky Leap interviewed mothers as well as midwives and nurses, in order to gain a well rounded picture of pregnancy, childbirth, and pre and post natal care before the NHS. 1,518 more words

Heritage Collection