Emily Slattery took a different path for her third pregnancy after having Fred (left) and Rosie (right). Doctor Emily Slattery describes the recent birth of her son George as "boringly normal", but in fact it was far from ordinary. Emily Slattery gave birth to her first two children via caesarean sections This time, she used an independent midwife at hospital, not an obstetrician She is the first woman in WA to capitalise on a new option in maternity care The first thing that makes it unusual is the fact she had two caesarean sections before a vaginal birth. The second is that she brought her own independent midwife to hospital to deliver the baby the third time around. When Mrs Slattery became pregnant with her first child, she and her husband decided to show their faith in the public system by having their baby at the hospital where they […]