Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’

Caesareans on demand

September 3, 2008


Originally uploaded by Ola Czechowska

“I decided to have my first caesarean to avoid the pain of childbirth, the possible episiotomy, the future effects of having problems with incontinence and the effects on my sex life. You hear a lot from doctors about caesareans having less risk,” says Tiffany Duarte, pregnant and ready for another caesarean.

After two previous caesareans, her doctor advised her that it would not be possible to have a vaginal birth even if she wanted one — not that she does. “I don’t see any negatives. I quite like them,” she says. (more…)