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Mode of delivery and childhood illness: A randomized trial in 2004.

One of the biggest difficulties in proving a causal link between cesarean birth and chronic health problems in childhood is the type of research studies that can practically and ethically be done during pregnancy. 644 more words


Cesareans and chronic childhood disease: Time for a public discussion

In an analysis published in the most recent edition of The BMJ, Drs. Jan Blustein and Jianming Liu examine the evidence that cesarean delivery is associated with an increased risk of chronic childhood diseases like asthma, type 1 diabetes, and obesity. 661 more words


Follow up to my anti HBAC post Part 2 of 4 - Why I chose to try a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Caesarean)

When I found out I was pregnant with DS2, I knew I wanted to try and have a normal vaginal delivery so I started to look into my options, I read into both VBAC  and HBAC. 848 more words


Friday 10th April 2015- Pan American Health Organisation: Caesarean sections should only be performed when medically necessary

In the Americas, four in ten births are by Caesarean section , surpassing the ideal one in ten considered by health professionals worldwide

‘Caesarean section is one of the most common surgeries in the world, with rates continuing to rise, particularly in high- and middle-income countries. 234 more words


CBT 4 and The Big Consultant Appointment


CBT round 4 felt a bit strange….I think she was wrapping things up for a bit as I’m due to change to the trauma specialist in the next couple of weeks. 2,017 more words

Oliver's Birth

Labor Day question: How did I get out of Mommy's tummy?

It’s Labor Day in some countries, including mine, today. So I’m posting something about my giving birth to Sachiko. He he.

Seriously, my little one just celebrated her birthday a couple of days ago. 37 more words

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