The Caesarian section rates in African countries

2017-04-20 17:08

While women in certain first-world countries are able to select C-sections for any reason, those in many African countries are unable to access what could be a life-saving service.

Recovering from a c-section

2015-10-29 10:02

Many moms don't realise that a caesarean section is actually a major abdominal surgery. Recovery will not happen overnight.

Hitting back at C-section photo critics

2015-08-17 15:09

Photo of a mom showing the scar that saved her baby’s life goes viral.

More women waiting to have kids

2013-09-09 10:21

According to US health officials more women are waiting until later in life to have children.

‘Womb welding’ to end C-section scars

2013-06-18 12:21

Surgical technique could help seal C-section wounds with minimal scarring.

Home birth, calm birth

2013-04-29 13:58

Luke Preston explains why birthing at home was the right choice.

How long does labour last?

2013-02-27 15:26

What to expect when it’s time for baby to make an appearance.

C-Sections "cause obese babies”

2012-05-25 14:36

Babies born by Caesarean section face an increased risk of obesity.

Bring back the vaginal birth!

2010-03-16 14:31

If you're pregnant and have had a caesarean section before, chances are you'll have one again.

My Miracle Baby

2009-09-21 14:18

A miracle was born to this Mom. At only 24 weeks.


How to beat your labour fears

2015-11-02 12:01

That baby's got to come out some time, but that doesn't mean you're confident about it.

A doula's story

2015-10-19 14:14

"Doula, shmoula" - or so many people think. An extra person in the delivery room may intimidate you, but Nicolette believes her role is vital to the labour process.

18 things I didn't expect from my c-section

2015-08-03 15:00

Do you know what to expect before, during and after your c-section? Neither did I.

Is birth ‘disgusting’?

2013-07-24 11:02

2 doctors debate the reality of childbirth.

C-sections tied to child obesity

2013-05-27 09:19

Research shows that more babies born via caesarean section grow up to be heavy kids and teens than those delivered vaginally.

Home birth for dads

2013-04-09 13:56

Luke Preston shares his positive experience of a home birth.

C-section babies at risk of developing allergies

2013-02-25 09:02

Researchers found that babies born by C-section are five times more likely to develop allergies than babies born naturally.

Six kilogram baby shocker

2011-11-25 15:38

Massive baby born without a Caesarean section

More treatment, fewer C-sections

2009-10-06 15:51

Treating even mild forms of gestational diabetes helps cut the number of Cesarean sections.

The case for natural birth

2009-09-21 11:36

Well known midwife Sister Lilian supports natural birth unless a Caesarean is really needed.

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