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Welcome baby H.

After dropping off Hunter Blayne and I went for dinner to celebrate our anniversary. To say I was distracted would be an understatement. In just over 12 hours I would have my baby in my arms. 717 more words


Henry's Birth

I still have to write up his birth story, but here are some beautiful photos our doula took!

New Baby

Understanding Cesarean Section

The rate of cesarean section in this country has never been higher. Reasons for the drastic increase (50 percent in the past decade) are: greater monitoring in the delivery room (which increased the cesarean rate 40 percent with no significant drop in delivery-rated problems); higher medical malpractice premiums and higher rates of obesity. 365 more words

Cesarean Section

No Benefit To Tilting Women During Cesarean Delivery

O’Rourke, K. Clinical Anesthesiology.  Published online: 5 August 2016

Is there any benefit to the common practice of tilting women during cesarean delivery? A randomized clinical trial suggests maybe not.

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08 (August 2016)

Regional anaesthesia for caesarean section and what to do if it fails

Kimber Craig, S.A. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine. 17(8).pp. 365-368

Regional anaesthetic techniques are now the most frequently used type of anaesthetic used for caesarean deliveries.

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08 (August 2016)

On This Day, A Year Ago (Pregnancy, Delivery, Motherhood)

On this day, a year ago, I was cut open to give way to…

It’s been a year now, but I still can’t find the right word for my baby. 887 more words

Breastfed Baby

Butterfly Birth

She smiled and laughed the best she could because they needed it. The truth was, after sitting in the hospital bed, connected to several machines and having gone almost 48 hours without eating anything solid, she was exhausted and tired and a little afraid. 482 more words