Posts Tagged ‘ caesarean section ’

What To Expect When You Are Not Expecting

November 21, 2012
By
sarah

Most people reading this blog would have heard the news that Lance Bombardier Lynette Pearce went into labour during her 34th week of pregnancy and gave birth to a baby boy on 18th September, whilst serving in Afghanistan. One can hardly imagine the range of emotions she must have experienced during this peak physical...

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Caesareans – some essential, many not.

July 31, 2012
By
sarah

The highest caesarean section rate recorded in a hospital in England (2011), Scotland (2010) and Wales (2011) was 36.3%, 32% and 34.3% respectively. This is high – very high. And although the World Health Organisation officially withdrew its recommended caesarean percentage rate of 10% – 15% in 2010, with these rates more than double...

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