Women’s Views: My Journey Towards a VBA2C in Ireland!

Back to the start…2008 I had my first child born by emergency Caesarean, something that I struggled with as it was happening and unfortunately I was one of the many women who didn’t think it would happen to them! I had had a healthy pregnancy, attended a hypno-birthing course and was pretty confident I’d have the birth I had imagined. As a first time mum and at the end of my pregnancy I just wanted to ensure delivery of a happy baby so I never questioned the doctor’s reasons for Caesarean. Knowing what I know now I feel that this birth has a high chance of ending in Caesarean anyway but my baby’s apgar scores show he wasn’t in as much distress as thought. Continue reading

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