Up to 60 per cent of planned caesarean sections are being performed before 39 weeks of gestation without a medical reason despite mounting evidence of the risks.
Childbirth isn't a competition. Being the first to leave hospital and battle through your pain isn't a badge of honour.
"I guess it's kind of second nature to me to pull babies out."
This new term is hoping to bring power back to mothers who've given birth that way.
In many ways, it was my favourite birth.
Victoria's only specialist breech clinic has closed.
Efforts to make the caesarean deliveries as close to a vaginal birth as possible is giving control back to mothers.
Packing your hospital bag to have a baby? Then you must add one more item to the list – chewing gum.
Isn't safely bringing a baby into the world enough, without having to worry about the "how"?
My first C-section went smoothly and my experience was perfect. So why was it so different when it came to my second caesarean?
These videos of babies being born via gentle caesareans will blow you away.