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Mothers talk about their safe birth experiences – how they chose their obstetrician and information about pain relief.

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Mums and babies safer than ever with specialist care

Australian women are 10 times more likely to have a baby delivered safely and well than women in third world countries who have babies without any medical care.

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Renee Porta tells her birth story

Renee Porta and children“...our obstetrician gave us excellent care but also support and reassurance during this very difficult time.”


The National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG) is a not-for-profit professional association representing specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists, the experts in women’s health care.

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In the Media

Age linked to rise in caesarean section births
The Age, February 10, 2014

The unspoken consequences of 'natural' birth, October 29, 2013

Are we too invested in birthing performance? 15 October 2013


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Safe Birth Insights
- Four podcasts from mothers about their safe births, and insights from obstetricians
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