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A Farm Homebirth

This is the story of a humbling birth with history. Caroline had hoped for a homebirth for her first baby boy and instead of fulfilling her dreams, gave birth by a needed caesarian section. Caroline, a personal trainer by profession, had fallen on her sacrum and coccyx in her twenties, not once but several times …

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Birth in South Africa Vaginal Birth After Caesarian(VBAC)

Vaginal Birth After Caesarian (VBAC) and Home Birth After Caesarian (HBAC) in South Africa 2016

Vaginal Birth After Caesarian (VBAC) and Homebirth After Caesarian (HBAC) are gaining momentum in South Africa and provision needs to be made for women seeking these options through collaboration of the medical health care systems. Preventing unnecessary caesarians by providing adequate support and information to women should be the first approach.

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