Sara VBAC

Sara’s first birth had gone ‘catastrophically wrong’. She was living as an expat at the time and had come back to the UK to have her baby. It had been disorientating and she hadn’t felt prepared. Sara was devastated in labour when told that her son had ‘worrying fetal tones’ and a cesarean was recommend. […]

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Nora – After Forceps Came Unassisted!

Nora’s first child had been brought out with forceps. She had felt restricted and claustrophobic from the moment of arrival at hospital, and her contractions had slowed. After many hours she was ‘almost glad to just get the baby out’, and now felt guilty that her daughter had not had the most gentle entrance to […]

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Maimuna VBA2C

Maimuna had two previous cesareans for failure to progress (a medical term for when the cervix has not fully dilated at the time of deciding upon a cesarean birth). After multiple failed attempts to insert an epidural before one of her operations, the surgeon decided to perform her second cesarean under General Anaesthetic. Baby arrived safely, […]

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