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Book Sale – SOLD OUT

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Caesarean Birth: A Positive Approach to Preparation and Recovery We have spare copies following a recent conference. These can be purchased direct at a reduced rate (£4.50 plus postage of £2.80 UK). If you would like … Continue reading

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AIMs review Caesarean Birth: A positive approach to preparation and recovery

Chloe Bayfield an AIMS midwife recently reviewed Caesarean Birth: A positive approach to preparation and recovery. “The book is easy to follow and explores almost every aspect of the thought processes you are likely to go through when making decisions … Continue reading

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Dads suffer during birth too!

Professor Marian Knight from Oxford University speaking about her new research reveals that “pregnancy complications…can have long-term effects on mental and physical health, as well as on family relationships.” Of course Mum experiences the pain and worry of childbirth, but … Continue reading

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Special requests when planning a caesarean

With any request  you make about how a planned caesarean proceeds it is worth discussing these well in advance. Some requests can be accommodated, others cannot but the hospital may be able to suggest alternatives for you. Examples of things … Continue reading

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Urinary Incontinence more likely following vaginal birth

A recent study looking at the likelihood of experiencing urinary incontinence in later life found that the likelihood is far greater following a single vaginal birth than following a single caesarean birth. The study questioned 6148 women and found that … Continue reading

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‘Caesarean Birth: A positive approach…’ the details

Book blurb: “Caesareans are a possible outcome of any birth. Even the most straightforward pregnancy can end this way. Being prepared for such an eventuality can significantly improve your chances of viewing a caesarean birth positively. Unfortunately many antenatal classes … Continue reading

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Amazon book review of ‘Caesarean Birth: A positive approach to preparation and recovery’

A lovely Amazon review for my caesarean book … thank you. “As other reviews have pointed out, this book is a no-nonsense, practical and very informative guide which helps women to be prepared for caesarean as a possible outcome of … Continue reading

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Birth Trauma Association review ‘Caesarean Birth: A positive…’

“This is one of the most balanced books on caesarean section that I have ever read. It is practical, evidence based and unique in that it looks at the caesarean issue from all the perspectives; those who want a caesarean; … Continue reading

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csectionsupport.co.uk review of ‘Caesarean Birth: A positive…’

csectionsupport.co.uk have reviewed the book “At last, a book that has turned a c-section into a positive birthing experience!  It is so important for women and their families that a c-section is no longer seen as a negative or a … Continue reading

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Birth Trauma Canada – book review

Birth Trama Canada have reviewed my book “…She also provides many compelling reasons to understand and prepare for a caesarean birth even for those planning a vaginal birth as an unplanned caesarean is a common end to many planned vaginal … Continue reading

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