Posts tagged ‘Birth’

November 8, 2011

Too Posh To Push

The “too posh to push” trend has hit India with Aishwarya Rai booking herself in for a cesarean section to ensure her baby’s birth date and time for 11.11.11 @ 11.11am.

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July 26, 2011

Mother Care

Recent reports and reviews of maternity units and last night’s Panaroma programme have highlighted the failures of maternity units up and down the country.  With a baby boom of one child born every 40 seconds, patient to midwife ratio at 32 to 1, and complications and fatalities increasing, it is even more evident that good quality maternity care is vital and demanded.

This particular subject is very close to my heart as my own birth story nearly ended up as a tragedy totally due to an understaffed unit and appalling midwife care.

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