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Leigh East interviewed by Sunday Times – Some PCTs ban planned caesareans

The Sunday Times reveal that a number of PCTs are now formally banning all planned caesareans that have no medical justication. (Linking to Daily Mail copy of the article because the Sunday Times is behind a subscription page). As an … Continue reading

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Funny figures from WHO on caesareans

An excellent example of how to really assess a scientific paper. The World Health Organisation suggested that women ‘too posh to push’ were 3 times more at risk of death or other complications than those experiencing a vaginal birth. Nigel … Continue reading

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Book contributors – many thanks for your support

A wonderful network of specialists – midwives, obstetricians and anaesthetists, have participated in the development of my book. I am confident everything you read is accurate and based on up-to-date research. My thanks to: Dr Philip J Steer BSc, MD, … Continue reading

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Book launch

I am pleased to announce the launch of Caesarean Birth: A positive approach to preparation and recovery. It is now available from Amazon and many other on-line outlets.

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