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Old 08-14-2017, 07:40 PM
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Victoria left the hospital with Oscar the day after. Madeline left the hospital with Leonore 3 days after her birth.
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Old 09-20-2017, 10:15 PM
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Some sources say that Princess Margaret was born by C-section and others say she was born naturally. Which one is it?


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If QEII was born via C-section, her younger sister was too; I read that in those times there was principle "Once a Caesarean, always a Caesarean".
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Old 09-21-2017, 06:45 PM
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Is it important to know who was and wasn't born C-section?
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Old 09-26-2017, 12:40 PM
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I read, that Queen Elizabeth II. and her sister Margaret both were born on this way.
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Old 11-13-2017, 10:00 AM
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the queen was born by Caesarain but not Margaret.
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Old 06-15-2018, 02:53 PM
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Yes ?

Where are this information ?
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Old 06-16-2018, 01:36 AM
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In cases such and the QM and QE, their generation was pretty well what the Doctor ordered. They decided if a C-Section was required and the mother, just like most other women of their generation, had little to no say.

Sophie was definitely an emergency medical situation and nearly died, which in this day and age is both dire and rare.

As to elective Caesarians, I have to admit I am personally of the opinion that when both mother and child are healthy there is no valid reason to intervene. It is definitely a "too posh to push" trend and they forget that a Caesarian is actually major surgery and considerably increases the risk factors. But there will always be doctors that get rich from unnecessary surgery of any type.
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Yes ?

Where are this information ?
You would need to read some biographies...
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Old 06-16-2018, 02:43 AM
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According to William Shawcross's bio of the Queen Mother, the Queen's birth was first induced but labour did not go as expected and a Caesarian operation was performed. The doctors later issued a statement in which they wrote that 'a certain line of treatment was successfully adopted'.

On the other hand, Margaret's birth at Glamis was overdue but went off easily after six hours labour. A natural birth. Dr Frank Reynolds, the obstetrician described it as 'everything went off smoothly without any trouble.'

I haven't looked up the Queen's other two offspring but Charles was born by Caesarian section while Edward, 'a small baby', wasn't. There's quite a description in Ingrid Seward's bio of the Queen 'My Husband and I' of his birth, of the Queen having a specialist in 'breathing techniques' and Prince Philip being at her side throughout the very long labour, holding her hand and making some jokey banter. In the end, like Andrew, Edward was born while his mother was in 'twilight sleep.'
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If QEII was born via C-section, her younger sister was too; I read that in those times there was principle "Once a Caesarean, always a Caesarean".
no, the queen was born by C Section. Margaret wasn't
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Alexander Earl of Ulster was born via C-section and two months premature:

Royal Musings: Looking Back at Outside the Hospital pictures

Also Lady Pamela Hicks, nee Mountbatten was born nearly six weeks early (she is turning 90 today - Happy Birthday, Lady Pamela!):

http://royalmusingsblogspotcom.blogs...brates-90.html
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Here is a list:

Queen Mathilde:

Elisabeth: C-section
Gabriel : Natural
Emmanuel: Natural
Eleonore: Not sure

Crown Princess Mette Marit:

Marius: Not sure
Ingrid Alexandra: Natural
Sverre Magnus: Natural

Queen Maxima:

Amalia: Natural
Alexia: Natural
Ariane: Natural

Crown Princess Mary:

Christian: Natural
Isabella: Natural
Vincent and Josephine: Natural

Queen Letizia:

Leonor: C-section
Sofia: C-section

Crown Princess Victoria:

Estelle: Natural
Oscar: Natural

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge:

George: Natural
Charlotte: Natural
Louis: Natural

Princess Charlene:

Jacques and Gabriella: C-section

Princess Madeleine:

Leonore: Natural
Nicolas: Natural
Adrienne: Natural

Please note of there are any errors.
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Princess Beatrice was delivered naturally at Portland Hospital, Eugenie came via C-section at the same hospital.
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Wow, I didn't think anybody did so. It is great! As for me
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Old 11-26-2019, 12:15 AM
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I haven't looked up the Queen's other two offspring but Charles was born by Caesarian section while Edward, 'a small baby', wasn't. There's quite a description in Ingrid Seward's bio of the Queen 'My Husband and I' of his birth, of the Queen having a specialist in 'breathing techniques' and Prince Philip being at her side throughout the very long labour, holding her hand and making some jokey banter. In the end, like Andrew, Edward was born while his mother was in 'twilight sleep.'
I would have to agree - another Biograph of the Queen's noted something similar that the Queen started reading mother magazines and how to raise children books with Andrew and was very enthusiastic about natural birth and early mother bonds. Which is why she has a midwife for Edward and insisted on the Duke of Edinburgh been present. There was concerned about her age , early problems with the pregnancy and the fact that Edward was small and had weak lungs. An ambulance stood by to take mother and child to hospital if needed. Side note - although Edward is now way into his fifties - the Queen is always reminding him of his weak lungs - which I am pretty sure you grow out of.
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^^^^^ But to his Mum you
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Never heard that Charles was born by C Section...
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