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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

Funny Kids

My c-section story

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Just read this beautiful article on caesarean births., and wanted to share my own story.

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WHO (10 April 2015): Perform Caesarean sections only when medically necessary; Use Robson Classification

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently (10 April 2015) issued a statement regarding  the globally rising caesarean section rates.

Key messages:

Ideal Caesarean Section (CS) rates: 442 more words


The obstetrician’s dark gallery

The writer Anne Lamott tells her writing students that they should always write out of vengeance, as long as they are nice about it. I mainly write out of a longing to make sense out of things, but maybe there is room for improvement.  1,777 more words