Tag: Caesarean section

Emergency Caesarean: That moment you are told “You didn’t do it right”

05.12.2017  

While all experiences of pregnancy are different, most women hope for an uncomplicated birth. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. The gorgeous Belinda shares her story with us today of …

C-sections and developmental delays: what is missing from the conversation

22.09.2017  

Roughly 300,000 babies are born in Australia each year. Of those births approximately 30%, or 90,000 babies will be born by caesarean section. That is a lot of you who …

preparing for a c section

Prepare for a c section

28.07.2016  

Prepare for a c section. Mums share their best tips on how to get ready for a c section. Eg high waisted undies, taking it easy, taking your pain control…

when will my milk come in after a c section

When will my milk come in after a C section?

21.01.2016  

Q&A: When will my milk come in after having a C section?

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C-Section under General Anaesthetic

07.10.2015  

Q&A: What were your experiences with c section under a general anaesthetic?

C-Section Experiences

C-Section Experiences

07.10.2015  

Parents share their C-section experiences. Tips to be prepared and for recovery from a caesarean from mums who have experienced it

C Section or Natural Birth Which is Better

05.07.2015  

Q&A: For those Mum’s who have had both a natural labor and a c section, if you could choose, what would you prefer??

Overdoing it after c section

Overdoing it after a c-section

19.12.2014  

Q&A: I know everyone heals differently but just curious as to how much/little activity/chores mums did after a c section?

VBAC with twins

24.11.2014  

Has anyone had a twin pregnancy after a singleton c section and been able to try for a vbac?

Numerous C-Sections and Tying Tubes

02.07.2014  

Q&A: How many c-sections have you had and did you make the decision in conjunction with your doctor? when did you make the decision to have your tubes tied?

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Frank Breech Baby – Preparing for Delivery

02.07.2014  

Q&A: Has anyone had a vaginal frank breech delivery? Was it horrendous and full of intervention?

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Hospital Bag for a C-Section

06.06.2014  

Q&A: Just wondering what people have found essential to pack in their hospital bags for a c section? What little things have you found that makes you most comfortable, heals quicker?

Multiple C-Sections

30.03.2014  

Q&A: How many c-sections have you had and did you make the decision in conjunction with your doctor and when did you make the decision to have your tubes tied

Advice for Cesarean Section Recovery

25.03.2014  

Q&A: My friend has just gone through a 23 hour labour resulting in an emergency Cesarean. Her n bub are fine. I’ve never had a c-section so I don’t know what advice to give her about healing and in general getting back to normal everyday life, can anyone give me some advice to give her?

Does a breech birth mean a caesarean? Midwife tips

27.10.2012  

Finding out your baby is in a breech position can be frightening and, for some women, disappointing as it means they have to have a caesarean delivery – or do they? Midwife Caroline May explains why many breech babies are delivered by caesar and whether vaginal delivery can remain as one of your options.

vbac experiences

Your Stories: VBAC Experiences

12.08.2012  

We get a lot of questions from mums who have had a caesarean and would like to attempt a natural (or vaginal) birth next time. So, we have asked three of our regular commenters to share their VBAC experiences with you.

Labour tips: Preparing for your big day

03.08.2012  

Labour is a very daunting and life changing event. Samantha Birch discusses a wide range of things that you will need to consider before the contractions start.

Doctor recommended caesarean

03.08.2012  

Q&A: I went to my doctor today for my checkup. I am currently 38 weeks along. He said to me he would recommend a c section as it is a big baby and because I am small with narrow hips it could make a mess of things if I give birth naturally. As this is my first I am very nervous about a c section and normal delivery, getting a nit anxious. Basically I’m just wondering if anyone else’s situation was similar and what they chose to do as I would rather the safest option for myself and my baby.

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