Vaginal birth (3 articles)

Straightforward birth: six pregnancy tips to make it more likely
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Tips on encouraging a straightforward birth during labour
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What is a straightforward birth?
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Caesarean birth (8 articles)

What is a caesarean birth?
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Caesarean birth: recovery and practicalities
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Vaginal birth after a caesarean
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Planning a repeat caesarean birth
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Having a caesarean: what to expect
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Caesarean birth: c-section recovery tips
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Assisted or complicated birth (4 articles)

Preparation for multiple births
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Breech babies: what you need to know
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Assisted birth: ventouse or forceps delivery
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Premature babies: what parents need to know
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Water birth (3 articles)

How to labour in water or have a water birth
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Water births and labouring in water: questions answered
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Planning for a water birth: 6 top tips
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