Caesarean Section

Caesarean Sections... Through A Dad's Eye

Paul Tremain | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Parents
Paul Tremain

With our twins 'coming out' early at 35 weeks, we were having a caesarean section which when 'planned' does feel like you're booking into some form of mini break, except as a dad, you don't get a bed, you're not included on the meal plan and you're the bag carrier...

Those Early Postnatal Days

Helen Miller | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Parents
Helen Miller

I'm a woman and a midwife. The two most natural things in the world I failed to do. In those early postnatal days, still adjusting to the sleep deprivation and hormones gone wild I wondered how I could be a good mother when I couldn't even get the basics right. The words 'I'm not good enough' preyed on my mind.

Gynaecologist Delivers Gorilla After Incredibly Rare C-Section

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

A gynaecologist has delivered a critically-endangered gorilla by Caesarean section at a Bristol Zoo. Prof David Cahill performed the "very challeng...

New Guidelines Assure Women It Is Safe To Have A Natural Birth After A Caesarean

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Parents

A natural birth after a caesarean section is a safe choice for women, according to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). Ne...

Congratulations Samia Ghadie! 'Coronation Street' Star Gives Birth To Baby Boy

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Parents

Samia Ghadie has given birth to a baby boy via caesarean section. The Coronation Street actress and her fiancé Sylvain Longchambon have named thei...

Why a Caesarian Can be a Positive Birth Experience

Catherine Balavage | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Parents
Catherine Balavage

As the surgeon who did my caesarean explained why I should have an emergency caesarian she looked almost like an angel to me. Within twenty minutes, my son was born.

Sara C Nelson

Mother Delivers Own Twin Babies During Caesarean Section | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

WARNING: This report contains some graphic content, reader discretion is advised. This is the remarkable moment a mother reached into her own body...

Home Births Could Be The Best Option For Mothers

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Women could be better off giving birth at home or in midwife-led centres, according to a health advisory body, who say that hospitals are more likely ...

When 'Lady With the Lamp' Doesn't Even Begin to Cover It: Celebrating International Nurses' Day

Sarah Kessler | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK
Sarah Kessler

"Glasgow nurses," The Times columnist Melanie Reid recalls being told, "have hearts like swinging bricks." A hard substitute for a heartbeat - but in ...

Pregnant Dog Dies After Woman Cuts It Open Without Anaesthesia & Glues Wound Shut

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

A woman is facing aggravated animal cruelty charges after she allegedly performed a caesarean section on a dog without anaesthesia and then sealed the...

Pregnant Mentally-Ill Woman Can Be Forced To Have Caesarean Section

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A pregnant mentally-ill woman could be forced to have a caesarean section after a High Curt judge gave doctors permission to perform the procedure. Ru...

'Give Me A Second Chance,' Pleads Italian Mother Alessandra Pacchieri

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An Italian woman, now named as Alessandra Pacchieri, who had her baby removed after she suffered a mental breakdown on a trip to the UK, has said she ...

'Forced Caesarean' Woman 'Begged' To Keep Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Court documents have shed vital new light on the tragic case of an Italian mother who was sedated, given a c-section and had her baby forcibly removed...

MP Vows Help For Italian 'Forced Birth' Woman

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An MP has contacted the Italian embassy over the case of a pregnant woman whose baby was reportedly forcibly removed by caesarean section in Britain b...

Campaigners Appalled At 'Enforced Birth' Reports

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Human rights campaigners say the case of an enforced caesarean section on a pregnant Italian woman sounds like "dystopian science-fiction" And an M...

13.47lbs Baby Is Germany's Largest...& She Was Born Naturally

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK

Royal baby Prince George may have been described as “a big boy and quite heavy” by his parents, but he’s a tiddler compared to a 13.47lbs baby g...

Baby Photographed Reaching Out Of Her Mother's Womb During Delivery (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

A photograph of a baby reaching out of her mother's womb as she was being delivered by Caesarean section has gone viral. Baby Nevaeh Atkins was sn...

Freedom for Birth - Can Anyone Argue Against Respecting Women's Rights in Childbirth?

Toni Harman | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Harman

Horrific abuse in childbirth happens every day in developing nations where women and their babies are often denied access to life-saving obstetric care. In fact, we intend to focus on this in a future film.

Do Caesareans Make Babies Obese?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Babies born by Caesarean are twice as likely to be obese later in life, claims new research. According to the Archive of Disease in Childhood, near...

Why Women Take Two Hours Longer To Give Birth Than Their Grandmothers

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Pregnant women are spending more time in labour now than 50 years ago, a recent study has discovered. The research by the National Institutes of He...

To C or not to C

Alex McLean | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Comedy
Alex McLean

That is the question that more and more women are asking themselves these days. The C of course refers to a C section, as in Caesarean. They are now to be given the option of opting for a caesarean for reasons other than it being a medical requirement.

Women Who Have Caesareans More Likely To Have Overweight Babies

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Mothers who have caesarean sections are more likely to have overweight babies compared to women who give birth naturally, research reveals. Scienti...

Why didn't I have the right to a Caesarean

Sue Hedges | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK
Sue Hedges

Perhaps if caesareans had been offered when they were needed over the last few years instead of hospitals making decisions to protect their targets and not their patients then today's news may not even have been necessary.