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Induced Labour: For or Against?
     

Induced Labour: For or Against?

by Jim Dornan
 

Should women be induced when they reach their due date? Attitudes toward the induction of labour, c-section, and stillbirth have changed radically since the 1970s, but are still controversial topics. Renowned obstetrician Jim Dornan tells the compelling, moving and true story of Paddy and Marie as a way of exploring some of the arguments for and against induced

Overview

Should women be induced when they reach their due date? Attitudes toward the induction of labour, c-section, and stillbirth have changed radically since the 1970s, but are still controversial topics. Renowned obstetrician Jim Dornan tells the compelling, moving and true story of Paddy and Marie as a way of exploring some of the arguments for and against induced labour.


This story was originally published as ‘Paddy and Marie’ in Jim Dornan’s bestselling book An Everyday Miracle: Delivering Babies, Caring for Women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780856404634
Publisher:
Blackstaff Press, The
Publication date:
03/21/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
16
File size:
352 KB

Meet the Author

Professor Jim Dornan, author of An Everyday Miracle: Delivering Babies, Caring for Women, is one of the UK’s most respected gynaecologists and obstetricians. He has over forty years experience in his field and was Director of Fetal Medicine at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast for twenty years. He holds chairs at both Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Ulster, is a past Senior Vice President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and continues to be active in the field of international women’s health.

Jim lives and continues to practice medicine in his hometown of Belfast, and is president of TinyLife, the premature babies charity for Northern Ireland, which he helped to found in 1988. He is the father of actor Jamie Dornan. 

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