http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/giving-birth-and-the-c-section-stigma_us_57dac1a8e4b053b1ccf294b0? (click link above to read the entire post on huffingtonpost.com) Giving birth has nothing to do with pushing. It has nothing to do with contractions. It has nothing to do with pain. Giving birth has everything to do with giving. In this final sacrosanct act of pregnancy, all is set aside as the mother does whateverContinue reading “Giving Birth and the C-Section Stigma”
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Natural Birth After A Caesarean: New Guidelines Assure Women It’s ‘Possible And Safe’
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/02/natural-birth-after-caesarean_n_8231566.html?edition=uk “New guidance from the RCOG states a vaginal birth after a previous caesarean section has a success rate of around 75%, which is the same as for first-time mothers. Even if the woman has had two or more previous caesareans the success rate of a vaginal birth only reduces slightly to 71%.” (click linkContinue reading “Natural Birth After A Caesarean: New Guidelines Assure Women It’s ‘Possible And Safe’”
Researchers Test Microbe Wipe To Promote Babies’ Health After C-Sections
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/01/464905786/researchers-test-microbe-wipe-to-promote-babies-health-after-c-sections Babies get a lot from their mothers. But babies born by cesarean section don’t pass through the birth canal and miss out on the benefits from picking up Mom’s microbes on the way out. Researchers studying the human microbiome have asked: Could there be a way to fix that? If so, it might helpContinue reading “Researchers Test Microbe Wipe To Promote Babies’ Health After C-Sections”
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