HBAC – Important Correction on statistics with Uterine Rupture

Just a quick post: I have been informed that my stats on Infant death in regards to Uterine Rupture at home are incorrect. Unfortunately they are worse than I had originally discovered. The facts are that if you are attempting a HBAC and experience a uterine rupture then the survival rate is almost zero. On…

Breastfeeding in Public – Your rights in the UK

So sick of hearing about breastfeeding mums being asked to move, go to the toilets, or cover up! For those who don’t know: “Under UK law, mothers can breastfeed in public under the provision of goods, services and facilities section of the Sexual Discrimination Act, whatever the age of the baby, in places such as…

HBAC The Sinister Truth and myths debunked – Follow up to my anti HBAC post Part 3 of 4

I’ve done a lot of reading the last few days in regards to HBACs and studies conducted which has helped me greatly in writing this post. I don’t want to sound like an extreme anti HBAC protester, but the facts and the truths are out there when you look for them. Unfortunately most women and…

Follow up to my anti HBAC post Part 2 of 4 – Why I chose to try a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Caesarean)

When I found out I was pregnant with DS2, I knew I wanted to try and have a normal vaginal delivery so I started to look into my options, I read into both VBAC  and HBAC. This post covers planned VBAC in hospital, why I chose to attempt one and the benefits and risks. I’ll…