Elective caesarean section
A caesarean section is a common operation and is usually a safe method of delivery for you and your baby.
Placenta praevia is a condition where the placenta is lying low and may cover the cervix. In some cases, a caesarean is necessary.
An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.
Assisted vaginal delivery (antenatal use)
An assisted vaginal delivery is a common procedure and is usually a safe method of delivery for you and your baby.
A local anaesthetic temporarily numbs a part of your body. Here's what you should know about 'having a local', and questions to ask your doctor.
Group B streptococcal disease
Group B streptococcal disease is a bacterial infection. A mother can pass it to her baby during childbirth, and if not treated it can be serious. Learn more.