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Caesarean Birth

Caesarean section, also known as a C-section, is the delivery of a baby through an incision that your doctor makes on the abdomen and womb (uterus). A caesarean section may be recommended by your surgeon for the following reasons: Risks involved in a vaginal birth…

Assisted Vaginal Birth

Birthing occurs by the coordinated and rhythmic contractions of the uterus to push your baby out of the womb. Sometimes, this process is not possible or becomes difficult, and requires external assistance to deliver your baby vaginally. Assisted vaginal birth is a procedure in which…

VBAC

VBAC is an option for all women who present for prenatal care with a history of previous caesarean birth. There may be reasons why a repeat caesarean section may be advised, but in the majority of cases successful vaginal birth can be achieved safely for…

Vaginal Birth

A baby can be born either through a vaginal birth or surgically with a caesarean section. Vaginal birth is the natural process of delivering a baby through your vagina or birth canal. The process of a vaginal birth is categorized into 3 stages: First stage:…

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes (GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. If you have gestational diabetes your sugar levels are too high which affects you and also your unborn baby.It occurs in approximately 5 to 10% of all pregnant women and generally goes away…

Stretch Marks in Pregnancy

Unfortunately the gift of pregnancy can sometimes be accompanied by a few unwanted side effects, such as stretch marks! Stretch marks are purple-red streaks that appear in overstretched skin. Most women get them, perhaps during puberty and/or pregnancy, when the skin is rapidly accommodating some…

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