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Pregnant Mama Exhausted Hospital Blood Supply After ‘Dying’ Three Times

The cost of surgical birth: a pregnant mama exhausted hospital blood supply and ‘died' three times during her last c-section. Read More


Intermittent Or Electronic Monitoring – What’s Best For Hospital Admission?

On admission to hospital, which is better – intermittent or electronic monitoring? Find the answers and the latest evidence here. Read More

A Good Birth Is More Than The Baby Being Born Alive, World Health Organization Says

We tend to think of a good birth as one where both mother and baby are alive at the end. But what happens in labour and during birth is important too. Read More


New Zealand’s Minister For Women Cycled To Hospital To Give Birth

Committed environmentalist and politician Julie Genter didn’t let being 42 weeks pregnant stop her doing anything. She cycled to hospital to give birth. Read More


Western Australia Hits Record High C-Section Rates

Recently released data has shown a shocking rise in c-section birth in Western Australia. Find out what is causing higher rates, and what can be done. Read More

US Women Have Too Many C-Sections, With Too Much Risk

Women in the US are having too many c-sections. Are developments in modern obstetrics responsible for increasing women’s exposure to unnecessary risk? Read More


The US Is The ‘Most Dangerous’ Developed Country To Give Birth, Investigation Finds

A recent investigation has found the US to be the most dangerous developed country to give birth. Find out what the investigation has discovered. Read More

How Common Is PTSD After Birth?

Post traumatic stress disorder isn't something we associate with birth. PTSD after birth is increasing, however, and affects more people than we think. Read More


Should I Be Induced At 39 Weeks of Pregnancy?

New research has leading health organisations and women questioning whether it’s safer for labour to be electively induced at 39 weeks of pregnancy. Read More

Electronic Fetal Monitoring In Labour Increases Risk Of C-Section

Electronic fetal monitoring in labour is a routine practice in many countries but its use has been linked to increased risk of c-section. Read More




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