Posted by Sarah on Saturday, October 13, 2012,
In this guide to the natural induction of labour, I will go
through methods that are often recommended from innocuous suggestion of eat
certain foods to more extreme methods in the form of castor oil.
The first thing which can help you determine if any kind of
induction will be successful is to know your Bishop Score. You would need a
doctor or midwife to assess what your score is, but you should have a score of
above 8 for an induction to have a good chance of suc...
Posted by Sarah Meder on Sunday, October 30, 2011,
These days women in South Africa have become a lot more clued up on the high c-section rate and the benefits of opting for a natural birth. Studies done internationally have shown that the saying "Too posh to push" may have been somewhat of a myth and that many women were instead being pressured by their care provider to opt for a c-section, rather than choosing it themselves from the outset. Certainly in South Africa, women have become much more informed on the subject and will be choosing t... Continue reading ...