Shared decision making

Interview 14 - Making decisions about birth after caesarean

Age at interview: 22

Brief outline: Customer service officer with one son aged three and a half. Living with partner, who works as a forklift driver. Ethnic background' White British (English).

Background: Admitted to hospital with pre-eclampsia, 1st child was born 6 weeks premature and had to spend 10 days in SCBU. Found it very difficult to decide how to give birth to 2nd child, worried about risks either way. Had vaginal birth assisted by ventouse.

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