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Caesareans on the Rise

Wednesday 12th December / presented by Jeff Bullen

A Caesarean is an emergency procedure, done when a normal birth isn't going to work, yet the stats vary wildly across the world.

Around one in four births in the UK is by C-section, while in Cyprus the figure is 52% and in Sweden 17%, and in WA alone caesarean section rates have climbed to 37.8 per cent of all births

RTRFM spoke to Pip Wyn Owen of Savvy Births, who is an Advanced Childbirth Educator, Registered Midwife, Award Winning Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner, about this rising figure.

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