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Journal Vol. 2, No. 2 — Caesareans ...Something must be wrong

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

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Changing Childbirth
Report by Nancy Stewart

Where to be born: Choice & Safety in Maternity Care
Conference report by Christine Rodgers

Coming to terms with Caesarean

Five individual stories which illustrate the positive journeys five women have taken after caesarean. Their joy and confidence contrasts sharply with the inability of the professionals to trust and support them and the normality of birth.

Book Reviews

  • Natural Pregnancy: A Practical Holistic Guide to Wellbeing from Conception to Birth. By Janet Balaskas
  • Breastfeeding your Baby. By Sheila Kitzinger
  • Empowerment: New Quarterly Journal of the Early Childhood Development Unit
  • Three in a Bed. By Deborah Jackson
  • Separation and the Very Young. By James & Joyce Robertson
  • Reproductive Technologies, Gender, Motherhood and Medicine. Editor Michelle Stanworth

Vaginal Birth after Caesarean
Yvonne Williams

Caesarean Support Network Survey

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