Complications

If you are expecting more than one baby, this article will help you understand your birth options, including planning for vaginal or caesarean birth.
What happens if your baby is in the breech position (head up)? How will a breech baby affect your birth plan?
During childbirth many women may either tear or have an episiotomy. This article outlines the difference between a tear and episiotomy.
Here we look at what may happen after a stillbirth and what support and information is available to parents.
What is stillbirth and what causes it? Read our article to find out what is known about this painful experience.
Caesarean section is when a baby is delivered by an abdominal operation. Read more about different types of c-section.
This article answers your questions on what happens before, during and after the caesarean section procedure.
If you have had a caesarean birth the options remain open for the birth of your next baby. Most women who choose ‘VBAC’ have a successful vaginal birth. Find out more in our...
Here we look at how complications are dealt with at a home birth if they occur, and what care you can expect.