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Journal Vol. 22, No. 2 — Caesarean Birth

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

The Rising Tide
Debbie Chippington Derrick and Vicki Williams introduce some of the common themes and issues in supporting women and improving service

All on the same side
Gina Lowdon explores the concept of choosing a caesarean

Supporting women
Debbie Chippington Derrick explains more about supporting women requesting a caesarean

Increasing normality
Michelle Barnes shares her one woman attempt to reduce the Caesarean rate in Sheffield

Payment by results
Debbie Chippington Derrick asks if funding policy is financing a high caesarean rate

Jeremiah Jacob - a planned repeat caesarean
Nataliya Huxley shares the experience of deciding on a repeat caesarean

Giving birth according to hospital protocol
Deborah Lickfett describes the difficulties in that process

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Debbie Chippington Derrick reviews

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