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Should I have a C-section?

Nowadays in the UK nearly a quarter of babies are delivered by caesarean section (or C-section).  Caesarean deliveries are usually recommended when a normal delivery is likely to be particularly risky…

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What to Expect at The Portland Hospital's Pregnancy Meet and Greet

The Portland Hospital is the UK's largest private children's hospital with a dedicated paediatric intensive care unit. Around 2,000 babies are delivered in the hospital every year, and more than 40,00…

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Home Birth

The majority of women used to give birth at home. At the start of the 20th century, 99% of British babies were born at home. However, by the 1980s, the rate dropped to less than 1%. Today, the rate is…

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